collapse

* '23-'24 SOTG Tally


2023-24 Season SoG Tally
Kolek11
Ighodaro6
Jones, K.6
Mitchell2
Jones, S.1
Joplin1

'22-23
'21-22 * '20-21 * '19-20
'18-19 * '17-18 * '16-17
'15-16 * '14-15 * '13-14
'12-13 * '11-12 * '10-11

* Big East Standings

* Recent Posts

2024 Transfer Portal by PGsHeroes32
[Today at 02:01:25 PM]


NBA green room by Billy Hoyle
[Today at 01:35:59 PM]


Lakers Going After Hurley by Uncle Rico
[Today at 12:10:26 PM]


Bill Scholl Retiring by We R Final Four
[Today at 11:50:43 AM]


Recruiting as of 6/15/24 by Jockey
[June 15, 2024, 06:14:18 PM]


President Lovell Passes Away by Skatastrophy
[June 15, 2024, 09:14:49 AM]


Media Rights Update by Shooter McGavin
[June 15, 2024, 07:12:21 AM]

Please Register - It's FREE!

The absolute only thing required for this FREE registration is a valid e-mail address.  We keep all your information confidential and will NEVER give or sell it to anyone else.
Login to get rid of this box (and ads) , or register NOW!

* Next up: The long cold summer

Marquette
Marquette

Open Practice

Date/Time: Oct 11, 2024 ???
TV: NA
Schedule for 2023-24
27-10

Author Topic: Tonight is enormous  (Read 3624 times)

MuggsyB

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 13071
Tonight is enormous
« on: November 21, 2022, 11:06:00 AM »
I really think this particular game has more importance than the average November non-conf.  I have my doubts about Wisconsin and certainly Notre Lame.  Baylor is going to be a monumental challenge but yet a massive opportunity.  All that said, because it appears the BEast is down this year, we may not have as many resume builders as we have had in recent seasons. 

I'm hopeful that we learned a bit from our Purdue struggles down the stretch.  The most promising thing I saw is that these guys are fighters, we just could not make shots when it mattered.  I fully expect a strong performance from the Warriors with better poise and execution of both ends of the floor.  If that's not good enough we will have to tip our caps but my gut feeling is tonight we get a big W.

MU82

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 23044
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2022, 11:22:58 AM »
I also predict a victory.

And yes, that would be preferable to the alternative.
“It’s not how white men fight.” - Tucker Carlson

🏀

  • Registered User
  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 8469
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2022, 11:26:26 AM »
Just another game.

Uncle Rico

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 10175
    • Mazos Hamburgers
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2022, 11:37:28 AM »
I really think this particular game has more importance than the average November non-conf.  I have my doubts about Wisconsin and certainly Notre Lame.  Baylor is going to be a monumental challenge but yet a massive opportunity.  All that said, because it appears the BEast is down this year, we may not have as many resume builders as we have had in recent seasons. 

I'm hopeful that we learned a bit from our Purdue struggles down the stretch.  The most promising thing I saw is that these guys are fighters, we just could not make shots when it mattered.  I fully expect a strong performance from the Warriors with better poise and execution of both ends of the floor.  If that's not good enough we will have to tip our caps but my gut feeling is tonight we get a big W.

Like I said, a loss puts Shaka firmly on the hot seat
Ramsey head thoroughly up his ass.

Goose

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 10592
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2022, 11:38:29 AM »
Muggsy

I wish I had a feel for the game tonight. Definitely looking forward to the game, but in no way would I place a wager either way. I think it is going to take awhile before I have a true feel on this team. Not hedging my bets on the season, but possibly it is going to  be a strong finish to the season. That said, would be nice to get a good W tonight.

Newsdreams

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 9574
  • Goal - Win BE
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2022, 11:38:37 AM »
Just another game.
How dare you say that
Goal is National Championship

wadesworld

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 17609
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2022, 11:41:56 AM »
Biggest game of the season.
Rocket Trigger Warning (wild that saying this would trigger anyone, but it's the world we live in): Black Lives Matter

GoldenEagles03

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 3797
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2022, 11:42:36 AM »
I don't feel great about a win tonight. I'm sure it will be a close game but based on the closing efforts at Purdue I don't know what to expect from this team in big games.

The bright side is that Purdue is now ranked 24th in the AP poll and Mississippi State is receiving a vote to be ranked in the Top 25.

I agree though. This is as must-win as a November game gets for Marquette and the Big East.
VIOLENCE!

MuggsyB

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 13071
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2022, 11:45:46 AM »
Muggsy

I wish I had a feel for the game tonight. Definitely looking forward to the game, but in no way would I place a wager either way. I think it is going to take awhile before I have a true feel on this team. Not hedging my bets on the season, but possibly it is going to  be a strong finish to the season. That said, would be nice to get a good W tonight.

Fair enough Goose.  But I do think we saw vs Purdue that we're capable.   I suppose the fact that I really want this win for us is clouding my overall analysis of this team, but I disagree that this game isn't particularly important.    It's time to get our first quality win of many this season.

tower912

  • Registered User
  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 23926
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2022, 11:55:54 AM »
Everyone is happy when it is enormous.
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

Goose

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 10592
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2022, 12:00:37 PM »
Muggsy

I think tonight is a big game for the NC schedule and it would be a nice win. I just have not seen enough of the team to see any trends as of yet. To be honest, if they won by 20 or lost by 20 I would not be surprised. Obviously, I am pulling for the win.

rocky_warrior

  • Global Moderator
  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 9149
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2022, 12:01:57 PM »
The bright side is that Purdue is now ranked 24th in the AP poll and Mississippi State is receiving a vote to be ranked in the Top 25.

Oh great, now everybody will want to beat Marquette so they can be ranked too!

MuggsyB

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 13071
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2022, 12:02:45 PM »
Muggsy

I think tonight is a big game for the NC schedule and it would be a nice win. I just have not seen enough of the team to see any trends as of yet. To be honest, if they won by 20 or lost by 20 I would not be surprised. Obviously, I am pulling for the win.

I guess I'm trying to will us a win.  I have to admit that trends are very difficult to spot through 4 games. 

GoldenEagles03

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 3797
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2022, 12:07:29 PM »
Marquette scores around 85 a game.

Mississippi State is only allowing around 47 points a game.

Something has to give.

Also, Marquette is 3rd in the country in assists per game. I love that number.
VIOLENCE!

Newsdreams

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 9574
  • Goal - Win BE
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #14 on: November 21, 2022, 12:10:19 PM »
Marquette scores around 85 a game.

Mississippi State is only allowing around 47 points a game.

Something has to give.

Also, Marquette is 3rd in the country in assists per game. I love that number.
You saying we might not score 50 points?
Goal is National Championship

tower912

  • Registered User
  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 23926
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2022, 12:17:57 PM »
That is soooooo last year.
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

cheebs09

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 4608
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2022, 12:24:33 PM »
Marquette scores around 85 a game.

Mississippi State is only allowing around 47 points a game.

Something has to give.

Also, Marquette is 3rd in the country in assists per game. I love that number.

I wouldn’t put too much stock into that. It looks like the teams on Miss St.‘s schedule have the collective talent of this board (Ners excluded).

DoctorV

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 2580
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2022, 12:25:21 PM »
Muggsy-

The real question for tonight is what time will you be firing up your evening pour over?

As for the game, I don’t like the things I hear about Mississippi St.
Big, but long big and athletic as opposed to Edey big, kind of scares me.
I couldn’t help but think early and often during the Purdue game that a big/slow opponent works well to MUs strengths.

I can see this years team struggling against teams with long/athletic bigs- in others words struggling with teams that are built like them but with more options in the front court like it seems MSU have.

That said, I’m pretty excited about tonight’s game because if Marquette looks good it will really make me feel much better about the season as a whole.

It’s just one of those games where I can see any and all results
MU getting blown out, a close win/loss, or MU blowing them out.
That’s what makes it so fun

GoldenEagles03

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 3797
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2022, 12:25:45 PM »
You saying we might not score 50 points?

No but they'll probably have to score closer to 85 than 47 to win.

If they can score in the 70s I like their odds, and so would Vegas with the over/under being at 140.5
VIOLENCE!

barfolomew

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 1606
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #19 on: November 21, 2022, 12:26:29 PM »
MU win tonight 72-67.
SOTG is toss-up between Jop (leading scorer) and TKO (NEAR double double).
JayBee ejected for spilling his light beer all over the lady in front of him.
Relationes Incrementum Victoria

nyg

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 7503
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2022, 12:39:24 PM »
I guess I'm trying to will us a win.  I have to admit that trends are very difficult to spot through 4 games.

The trend is to shoot three point shots and hope they fall.

In last three games they have shot 38, 35 and 35.  That is 50% of their total field goal attempts per game, so basically half their attempts are from three.  MU is averaging about 30% from the three.  Good trend is Joplin from the three, bad trend is everyone else. 

Tolu Smith is a very strong man, better hope that Ighodaro does not get two quick fouls.  He is going to be a problem. 

MU82

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 23044
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #21 on: November 21, 2022, 12:54:28 PM »
The trend is to shoot three point shots and hope they fall.

In last three games they have shot 38, 35 and 35.  That is 50% of their total field goal attempts per game, so basically half their attempts are from three.  MU is averaging about 30% from the three.  Good trend is Joplin from the three, bad trend is everyone else. 
 

Hey, O-Max just went 3-for-3. And Stevie is shooting .400, with one made 3 in each game. And Tyler has hit 1 in a row.

Just searching for positives!
“It’s not how white men fight.” - Tucker Carlson

Daniel

  • Registered User
  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 3920
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #22 on: November 21, 2022, 01:14:16 PM »
Hit our threes and get to the free throw line and we win I think.   Go. Marquette!

TAMU, Knower of Ball

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 22237
  • Meat Eater certified
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #23 on: November 21, 2022, 01:29:47 PM »
First round holiday tournament games always mean a little more than your average non-con match up. A win usually means a quality 2nd round opponent. A loss usually means a not so quality second round opponent. Not so much with this tourney though with their only being 2 teams and they put the top 2 teams on the same side of the bracket.
TAMU

I do know, Newsie is right on you knowing ball.


Dr. Blackheart

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 13061
Re: Tonight is enormous
« Reply #24 on: November 21, 2022, 01:31:13 PM »

 

feedback