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.

We are less than two weeks away from the start of the season, if you count an exhibition game as the start of the season(we all know the selection committee counts them).  Since we are so close, and neither of us will be around for the month of November, we decided it was time to review the schedule and predict every result.  Neither of us are particularly optimistic but we aren't paid to predict anything so our opinions probably don't count for much.  After we go through the schedule top to bottom, we transition to discussing the starting line-up and some of the distribution of minutes that will need to happen for MU to be successful.  Lastly, we turn to a podcast gimmick in which we create fake pre-season awards and then arbitrarily give them to players....trust me it's podcast gold Jerry!

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We start out with the obvious, welcoming MU's newest recruit(and most important in the last 20 years), Henry Ellenson.  We try to temper expectations but can't help ourselves.  We then transition to some interesting observations from Jon Rothstein who was at practice on the 8th.  We discuss what his observations mean and if they make sense.  Lastly, we turn to Marquette Madness and discuss whether it tells us almost nothing or absolutely nothing.

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The pod signal went up, so here we are.  Once of sounds like he's calling on a Campbell soup can, but hopefully you'll survive because we have a lot to talk about.  It was a hectic Tuesday, with the new AD announced and then the complete schedule rolled out.  We are barely qualified to talk about basketball so we certainly aren't qualified to vet an AD hire....doesn't mean we don't try.  While not a complete, in-depth analysis of the schedule, we spend a little time talking about our overall impressions.  We also decided to put our "optimism" hats on(surprised we could find them) to discuss what things could happen that would result in a positive experience this season.  Lastly, we turn to recruiting, welcoming Haanif Cheatham, the latest MU player that will have his name misspelled and mispronounced for the next four years,  That leads into a general recruiting discussion which includes the 900 pound gorilla in the MU recruiting room.  Oh and #bringDraketoMadness

It's been a couple of months since your ears have been blessed with the Scrambled Eggs podcast, so it's time to rectify that.  We may have been on vacation but we're hoping it's not too noticeable.  So where to start?  A lot has happened in the last couple of weeks, but we start with the non-conference schedule and what that looks like within the scope of the team at present.  We then transition into a roster discussion, including some of the additions and lack of transfers that will shape the team this season.  That leads to a discussion of expectations for the season....spoiler alert, we're not sure what to think.  The season will be shaped by the new staff Wojo has put together so we talk about that as well.  Lastly, we talk about recruiting and just a hint of Buzz hating.  Shake the rust off with us.

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To borrow from a favorite cartoon show of ours....yeah, MU fans, that month sure sucked last month. March just plain sucked. I've seen months suck before but March was the suckiest bunch of sucks that ever sucked.  So we quickly pivot from that to the dawning Wojo era.  Side note, I can't spell words let alone Wojciechowski, so Wojo will be the nom de guerre for Scrambled Eggs.  Anyway, we talk Wojo, what we think his impact on MU will be and what are our expectations.  We walk through some of the reasons to like the hire despite Phil's and some fan's initial reluctance.  We also talk about the current players, if they stay, and some very interesting quotes that came out.  Lastly we talk incoming recruits and the new university president.  So we welcome our new basketball overlord in Coach Wojo and wish him the best of luck!

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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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You're looking live at Marquette basketball in the Bradley Center! (all credit to Mr. Musburger) The Scrambled Eggs crew is very excited to finally see some actual basketball played.  We touch on the opening two games, Southern and Grambling, what we want to see and what we expect.  Based on the opponent quality we move pretty quickly to predictions on the season and the roster.  We discuss starting line-up, especially given an article written by the beat report of the local paper of record(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel).  We then make some predictions on the players themselves, where one of us may or may not go off the reservation a little bit.  We close out on the whereabouts of former Marquette players.  Buckle in, the season is on the way.

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We're back, and way faster than we thought.  Our last podcast was all about Marquette Madness and excitement for the Ahmed Hill commitment.  That exuberance was short lived when 72 hours later Jameel McKay took to twitter to say he was leaving Marquette for unknown and sure to be wildly speculated reasons.  We came up off the mat with the news of Marial Shayok's commitment, adding him to the embarrassing riches of switchables at Marquette.  But then, we got pushed right back down with the word that Duane Wilson is taking part in the annual Marquette walking boot tradition due to a stress fracture that will keep him out "multiple" weeks.  We don't know what that means either, but we're going to talk about that and everything else that happened this week.  We talk how these changes will impact the roster, starters, and minutes.  We'll also wrap up with recruiting discussions and how we see this week shape the next year.  This is the last pod before the season starts....we think....unless one of us ends up in a walking boot or something.

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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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Well, we didn't apply to transfer and then not transfer, unlike half the team.  So now that everything seems to have settled out, we got the podcast machine fired up to talk about everything Marquette basketball since Vander Blue declared for the NBA and Jake Thomas and Juan Anderson transferred then didn't.  We talk roster, depth, starting line ups, something called ghost starters, and who gets the most minutes.  We then touch on the little we know about the non-conference and facing Doug McDermott as many as 5 times.  Last we play my new favorite, Joe's invention, More or less likely to be on a NBA roster at the beginning of next season than Vander Blue.  Be careful its roster not drafted, if you forget that, Joe will win on a technicality because he is a dirty rotten cheater. Hope you are as excited about the offseason podcasting as we are.

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