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MILWAUKEE -- Clinching a share of the Big East regular season championship with a pair of road wins, Marquette University jumped up three spots in the AP poll and four places in the coaches poll.
The Golden Eagles are now ranked No. 12 in the AP poll and No. 13 in the coaches poll - the final regular season polls of the season. The AP has Florida ranked below Marquette, while the coaches have the Gators ahead of the Golden Eagles.
Marquette rallied from a double-digit deficit Tuesday to stay alive in the conference race with a 60-54 win at Rutgers. The Golden Eagles got help from Villanova knocking off Georgetown on Wednesday, leaving a win over St. John's on Saturday as the final hurdle in the way of their first Big East championship.
Though the Red Storm rallied in the final two minutes to force overtime, Vander Blue hit a tough layup at the overtime buzzer to give Marquette at 69-67 win.
Marquette is one of six Big East teams ranked in the AP poll and one of five in the coach...
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MILWAUKEE -- It wasn't pretty the last time Marquette had a double bye into the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament.
While the then-No.9 Golden Eagles did run into a Louisville catching fire on its way to the Final Four last season, they didn't handle the layoff well and turned the ball over 26 times in an 84-71 loss.
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MILWAUKEE -- Marquette University had two players honored Monday, as the Big East announced the first batch of individual postseason awards.
Junior forward Davante Gardner was named the Big East's Sixth Man of the Year, while senior point guard Junior Cadougan was given the Big East's Sportsmanship Award.
Gardner and Cadougan are the fourth and fifth players from Marquette...
Vander Blue's driving shot fell through the rim as the overtime buzzer sounded, giving No. 15 Marquette a 69-67 victory over St. John's on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, and a share of the Big East regular season championship, their first title since joining the conference in 2005-06.
Blue had 16 points, including four of Marquette's six in overtime, for the Golden...
MILWAUKEE After securing a share of the Big East regular season championship Saturday, Marquette University had two players earn All-Big East honors Sunday.
Junior guard Vander Blue was named All-Big East Second Team, while junior forward Davante Gardner is Honorable Mention All-Big East.
Picked to finish seventh and having had no preseason All-Big East selections, the Golden...
March Madness is officially upon us. Conference championship play has begun across the nation, and Saturday marked one of the most exciting days of college basketball we have ever seen. Buzzer-beaters became the theme of the night, as four teams knocked off their opponents with dramatic last-second shots. Let’s start with the Big East, which has always been known to provide us...
In case you are unaware, it is March. And if you needed any further confirmation, five college basketball games ended with buzzer-beaters on Saturday, starting the chaos that is March Madness.
The first of five thrilling finishes began in “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” Madison Square Garden. Marquette’s leading scorer, Vander Blue banked a shot off the glass to give the...