Found January 01, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MILWAUKEE -- That's how you bounce back from a bad outing. After getting dominated in just about every aspect of the game in their final non-conference contest of the year last Thursday, No. 14 Marquette came back and opened the Big East Conference portion of the schedule strong with a 81-77 victory over Villanova on Sunday at the Bradley Center. Considering how much went wrong for the Golden Eagles last time around, it's hard to not be impressed with what they did right Sunday. Against the Vanderbilt Commodores, Marquette couldn't shoot the ball or stop its opponent from scoring. The Golden Eagles turned the ball over. They were sloppy and largely lethargic. You never would have guessed it was the same team taking the court Sunday. Credit some pretty good practice sessions for the turnaround. "Our guys' response from the debacle on Thursday was outstanding," Marquette head coach Buzz Williams said. "I thought we played with great energy. I thought...
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