Marquette vs. DePaul
January 4, 2014
1:00 PM CT
CBS Sports Network
To say that there was optimism surrounding Marquette basketball going into the 2013-2014 season would be an understatement. Up in Milwaukee, all people were talking about was how Marquette would dominate in their first year in the transformed Big East. The question was not whether the Golden Eagles would make the NCAA tournament, but rather what seed they would be graced with going into the dance.
As the calendar turned to 2014, panic is starting to take over Marquette’s fan base. On New Year’s Eve, Marquette was dominated in every aspect of the game by Creighton. The chess match between Marquette’s coach Buzz Williams and Creighton’s Greg McDermott ended up being like the one played out in the 2006 film Inside Man.
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