Posted February 16, 2013 on
Vander Blue's 19 and three other Golden Eagles scored in double figure Davante Gardners 14pts, Jamil Wilson 13 and Trent Lockett's 11 helped MU beat a very good Pitt team, 79-69 in front of a national CBS audience and 17, 308 at the Bradley Center.

Marquette needs win to keep title hopes alive

MILWAUKEE Sitting at the Al McGuire Center during Marquette's media day in October, Vander Blue said it was time for the Golden Eagles to win championships. Four months later, Blue and his Marquette teammates are in a three-way tie for first place in the Big East. Standing in nearly the same spot this week, Blue thanked Connecticut for upsetting Syracuse, allowing the Golden...

Blue leads No. 18 Marquette past No. 16 Pitt

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Marquette coach Buzz Williams wanted to celebrate the 18th-ranked Golden Eagles' latest win that moved them back into a first-place tie in the Big East. Then, remembering there was still nearly a month until NCAA Selection Sunday, he decided against it. Vander Blue scored 19 points to lead Marquette past No. 16 Pittsburgh 79-69 on Saturday for its 23rd straight...

Marquette saves its best for Pittsburgh again

MILWAUKEE There's something about Pittsburgh that brings out the best in the Marquette University basketball team. Quickly and efficiently, the No. 18 Golden Eagles took it to one of the hottest teams in the nation Saturday, beating the 16th-ranked Panthers at their own game and securing a season sweep of Pittsburgh with a 79-69 victory. Winning the rebounding battle, shooting...

Open Thread: Pitt-Marquette, Full Circle

Perhaps it is fitting that Pitt plays at Marquette for the final time on this day. Pitt leaves for the ACC and Marquette prepares for being in the Big Priest in 2014, it is unlikely the two shall see much of each other beyond the rare tournament meeting. The history of both schools very rarely crossed until that fateful Sweet Sixteen game in 2003. That followed their joining the...
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