Scrambled Eggs - Marquette Basketball Two unqualified fans talking about Marquette basketball. This is a weekly podcast about all things related to Marquette basketball from the common fans’ perspective.

You are looking live, at least live to tape as both of us were in Milwaukee for the senior day festivities and final regular season game. So we recorded a podcast to discuss the game and where we stand for the NCAA tournament. First, we discuss the game against Creighton and JjJ's big first half, how nervous we got in the second half, and of course the Luke Fischer proposal. Then it's time to talk NCAA tournament chances, with both of us feeling pretty confident we're in regardless of the Big East Tournament results. However, we do have to talk about the Big East tournament and the 2nd round match up of Marquette against Seton Hall. After talking about the Big East tournament and the NCAA tournament we talk about the All Big East team and bemoan the lack of Marquette players on the list and question the fact that Markus Howard was not a unanimous freshmen All Big East selection. Let's get a win on Thursday to remove all doubt but we should probably get our dancing shoes ready. Enjoy!

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The season has been a grind to say the least, but the first in the Wojo era is now over and we need to talk about.  We spend a little time talking about the Big East tournament, but not too much because there wasn't a lot new there.  We then talk relatively surprising news, the transfer of Steve Taylor Jr to parts unknown.  Since the season is over we have to talk about how this news impacts next year's team and vent a little disappointment.  Speaking of disappointment, we talk about the Big East performance in March Madness.  We try to put it in perspective for Marquette short and long term and why we should all be Musketeer fans.  Lastly, we close out with a few odds and ends like Marquette in Italy this summer.  Cleanse yourself of the season and give a listen while we are hopefully celebrating a Badger loss.

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Not much to say in this rundown.  We talk about the relatively shocking news that Buzz Williams is no longer the head coach at MU and the even more shocking news that he went to Backwater Virgina....I mean Blacksburg, Virgina (spelling is hard) to do it.  After a very long discussion about what happened with rampant speculation and unfounded conclusions we pivot to what does Marquette do next and what is the impact on the current players/recruits.  We do think this can turn out positively for Marquette, but it's going to be a lot of angst.  Buckle up, the ride has only just begun.

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As the title indicates, we're exhausted and we think you are exhausted around MU basketball this season, but we'll get through this together on the podcast.  Obviously we have to talk about the stomach punch games and deja vu that were the Providence and St John's game.  They were very tough games, and yet more games we could have won but maybe shouldn't have been in a position to win.  We then pivot from there to the Senior Day "festivities" and our impression of such things.  Lastly, we spend a fair amount of time discussing the Big East tournament and potential match ups.  We even try to be positive and create a path for MU to get to the championship and maybe sneak into the NCAA tournament, but to say it is a stretch is being unfair to this guy.

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Unfortunately, the Villanova game went exactly how we feared it would.  So after this past week, Marquette is 1-1 with no signature win on the season and very much looking from the outside of the bubble.  We break down the game for what it's worth and touch on the Georgetown game a little bit.  We then transition to what should be obvious, Marquette needs some serious luck and a conference tournament run to make the NCAA tournament.  We don't think it likely but supposedly there is a chance.  That discussion leads to another on schedule next year, and what the schedule should look like to help Marquette make this a one year downswing.  Next on the hit list is what to expect this week against Providence and St John's, clearly must win if MU has any chances of making the tourny.  Lastly, we spend time talking about each of the seniors and forecasting a dusty day in the Bradley Center for the senior events after the game.  Hasn't been the best of weeks, but no reason not to pod about it.

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Saturday against Xavier was probably Marquette's best win of the season.  It was a solid performance from start to finish with the MU backcourt performing the best it has all season.  It also represents the third win in a row for MU and puts them into a tie for 3rd in the Big East. So hooray.  Having said all that, the fact is that Marquette is still on the outside looking in.  So we talk about the 3 game winning streak, and whether it is or will ever be safe to pull out your Jake Thomas jersey.  We also talk about the big tournament and where Marquette stands in it's pursuit of a bid.  A quick hint, it looks better than a week ago but not that great.  Lastly we talk about the upcoming Creighton game, if MU can win, and what the final 6 games means for Marquette.  It's good to be a little more positive in this podcast, we were starting to sound like Eeyore.

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In the latest edition of Scrambled Eggs, we dive right into the age old question, can you have too much good Mayo?  We cover the Butler result which overshadows the dumpster fire that was the St John's loss which totally eliminated the good feeling from the Providence game which....well you get the idea.  We talk consistency or the lack thereof and how everyone should stop talking March Madness for Marquette until certain conditions are met.  We also predict the Seton Hall game.  Lastly, we spend some time discussing booing and if it's ok.  I'll give away the ending, Joe is definitely against it.  Enjoy

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The season is nearly upon us and it's Madness time.  We talk the take aways from this year's Marquette Madness.  It's a very small sample size but the interwebs are all about rampant uneducated speculation, so we discuss who shined and who might need a little more work before the start of the season.  We also spend some time discussing the big recruiting get in Ahmed Hill and what if anything the Malik Harris news means.  We're getting prepared for the start of the season, the excitement is palpable.

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Holy week of basketball, MU!  Raise your hand if you saw that result coming for Marquette against Miami.  Yeah I didn't think so, and neither did the national media (No I'm not bitter).  With another big Marquette win the podcast symbol went up so we got together to talk being Elite.

We talk the Miami game, and why it was Buzz's best coaching effort to date.  We also address the national media's obsession with Marquette as a "all grit, no talent" narrative.  Also, if you are disappointed that Indiana lost and MU doesn't get to face the tanned one, we are too, especially Phil.  Lastly, we preview the Syracuse rematch, make wild speculation of adjustments Buzz might make, and how we think the game will play out.  Enjoy!

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Now we know the opponent and the time, the 2 seeded Miami Hurricanes Thursday at 6:15PM CST.  So we breakdown the match-ups, how Marquette will work offensively and how they might contain Miami's offense, especially Shane Larkin.

We even go on record as to who we think will win and dispense a little advice for new fans who aren't familiar with national sportswriters trolling for page views.

RING OUT AHOYA!!

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