Originally written on Cracked Sidewalks  |  Last updated 12/21/11
Marquette has averaged a “Game Score” of just 79 since losing Chris Otule, only one-point better than UWM’s 78. MU has home court advantage, and UWM does not have the kind of height that caused such problems in the LSU and Washington games. However, Marquette will have to play better offense than they did against LSU to make it 39-0 against UWM Thursday night.OpponentResultMU MarginOpponentLocationGame scoreMount St. Mary'sW5472-4122Norfolk St.W3184-4111WinthropW2271093MississippiW30800110Norfolk St.W264066JacksonvilleW3268-496Ave. WITH Otule    100WisconsinW763474WashingtonW272074Wisconsin Green BayW1877-491Northern ColoradoW2174-491Louisiana St.L-865461Ave. without Otule    79Needed vs. UWM    74As I said in the LSU preview, “even though MU fans had the welcome sight of Chris Otule off of crutches, his absence Monday (vs. LSU) poses a big threat to MU staying undefeated.” With the offensive struggling terribly against the taller LSU, Buzz’s only chance was a highly aggressive defe
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