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.

The season is underway with a big opening season win against Vanderbilt and so we react (and in some cases overreact) to the results of the first game of the season. Does the starting line-up tell us anything? Is Sam Hauser for real? Will we ever lose again? All questions we ask ourselves and then answer. We also talk about whether this game gives any signal as to how Wojo has progressed as a coach. Once we soak up every ounce of enjoyment from the Vanderbilt result, we turn to the week ahead including the home opener against Howard, and match-ups against Michigan and Pitt/SMU in NYC. Even the resident podcast pessimist sees reason to believe a 4-0 start is possible. Then we get a little over our skis and mention the word ranking before finding sanity and closing out the podcast. Also, wish Joe (@joemccann3) a very happy birthday today! Enjoy the show.

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Marquette basketball is on the cusp of starting the 2016-17 so we're here to talk about it. First stop is to discuss and overreact to what we saw of the exhibition game against Rockhurst. As we talk about the game we also reference back to the "secret" scrimmage against Dayton from two weeks ago. We then talk about the first real game on the schedule, The Veteran's Classic at the US Naval Academy against Vanderbilt. We talk about what the game will look like and if we think Marquette prevails. With the first game prediction out of the way, we then prognosticate the entire season and compare it to the KenPom projections. While one of us is more optimistic than the other, we are both definitely on the positive side of the ledger for the season over all. To close out the projections and the episode we talk about who we think will be the MVP, Newcomer of the Year, and Breakout players this season. Let's get ready for some real basketball!

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First podcast of the new regular season, like the game against Belmont has it's high and low points.  If you've ever been in a performance review at work, we're going to treat the Belmont game that way....the compliment sandwich.  We talk about a few good things, then focus on the bad, and talk about a few more good things.  We finish up with a brief discussion of recruiting and how we see the next week of games going.  Enjoy.

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We tried to tell you this team would struggle against even bad teams at times, we are going to say the recent loss to Nebraska Omaha counts as a bad team and a very bad loss.  Is it a disaster?  There seems to be some debate about that and the core to some of our discussion.  We do want to remind those on the ledges across the global that this isn't the worst loss MU has had and that it's early, the team can and should improve.  So we talk generically about the last couple of games, the little bit that went right(offense generally, Derrick Wilson, and Juan Anderson) and what definitely went wrong and needs to change.  Also, we were in the same room together for a podcast for once and the sound quality turned out just slightly better than the Omaha game.  Here's to hoping we see significant improvement Monday night against NJIT and in the Orlando Classic or it could be a VERY rough November.

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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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First, Happy New Year everyone, we at Scrambled Eggs hope the new year brings you joy, happiness and a lot of Marquette wins.  This is actually going to be one of our longer efforts because we had a lot to discuss and let's face it, we wondered around more than usual.  We discuss the critical Champion Baptist - Southern game right off the bat.  Why you ask, because it's our podcast and we can....that and the hilarity of it all.  We spend a little time discussing the official word of a Duane Wilson redshirt.  Next on the docket is the Samford and New Mexico analysis and a discussion of why we really really really want Burton and Jajuan Johnson to get more minutes.  Putting our reputation on the line (does it count if we don't really have one?) we forecast the conference season, Joe is a little more pessimistic than Phil.  Lastly we discuss a bunch of random topics including Vander Blue, Deonte Burton's first of many likely posterizations and Luke Fisher to close out the last Scrambled Eggs podcast in 2013.  Once again, happy new year and we'll chat again next year.

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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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