Rubie Q

  • joined Apr 13, 2009
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User Blog

Shaka Gone: Why "Done Deal" Is A Big Deal

The last four days were completely and totally avoidable, and now Marquette is left to clean up the wreckage and continue on with the search for a new men's basketball coach.

Your NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Open Thread

You might've forgotten, what with all the nonsense this week, but there are 16 teams STILL playing college basketball right now. Here's your Open Thread for Day 1 of the Sweet 16.

Your 2014 NCAA Tournament Day 4 Open Thread

The action in the Round of 32 starts before lunchtime and runs all day. Don't let us down, Creighton.

Your 2014 NCAA Tournament Day 3 Open Thread

Marquette doesn't have a coach right now, but that doesn't mean we can't talk about the other teams who do have coaches playin' ball today.

Your 2014 NCAA Tournament Day 2 Open Thread

Things got off to a rockin' good time yesterday, notwithstanding the faceplant from the American University Eagles. Let's keep rollin' in Day 2.

Your 2014 NCAA Tournament Day 1 Open Thread!

We've got basketball morning, noon, and night on tap today, and this is the place to talk about it. THIS is your Day 1 NCAA Tournament Open Thread.

ATTB: Rubie Flies Over the Midwest

Rubie takes a gander at the Midwest bracket, where Wichita State is being overlooked thanks to the presence of underseeded defending champ Louisville.

Big East Tournament GameThread: Marquette v Xavier

Last chance to Dance: YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles begin their quest for the Big East's automatic tournament bid with tonight's clash against the Musketeers of Xavier.

Big East GameThread: Marquette vs. St. John's

YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles try to send their four seniors out in style on Al's Night as they welcome the Red Storm of St. John's to the Bradley Center.

Down For The Count: Providence 81, MU 80 (2 OT)

After gamely battling back from double-digit deficits, YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles came up just short in their attempt to swipe a road win against Providence, and now all that's left is to find out where we're headed in the NIT.


Big East GameThread: Marquette @ Providence

YOUR Golden Eagles hit the road for the last time in 2013-'14, invading the Arena That Coffee Built to battle the bubblin' Friars of Providence.

Big East GameThread: Marquette @ Villanova

In their last chance to earn a marquee regular season win, YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles hit the City of Brotherly Love to tangle with Jay Wright's Villanova Wildcats.

Die Another Day: MU 75, Georgetown 73

Is it still going to take a miracle for Marquette to work its way onto the NCAA Tournament bubble? You bet. But after Thursday's white-knuckle win over Georgetown, YOUR Golden Eagles are still kickin'.

Big East GameThread: Marquette vs. Georgetown

YOUR Golden Eagles look for the season sweep and Jesuit bragging rights as they welcome the fighting Hoyas of Georgetown to the Bradley Center.

The Inquisition: Jack Attack Part 2

It's time to re-renew our long running series of questions and answers with our friends at SB Nation's Georgetown blog. Isn't it fun when we play the Hoyas twice a year?

Big East GameThread: Marquette @ DePaul

YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles make the short trek to the Allstate Arena to try to make something called "Blue Demon Day" even more blue.

That's A Paddling: #11 Creighton 85, Marquette 70

Allowing a good shooting team to take shots that they're good at making? You better believe that's a paddling.


GameThread: Marquette vs. Creighton

YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles try to keep the Vengeance Express on the tracks as they welcome the Creighton Bluejays to the Bradley Center.

Big East GameThread: Marquette vs. Xavier

As National Marquette Day madness sweeps the country, YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles search for a signature victory as they face the Musketeers of Xavier.

Big East GameThread: Marquette @ Seton Hall

YO HO MATEYS AWAY! YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles head back on the road to battle the swashbucklin' Pirates of Seton Hall at the Prudential Center.

Big East GameThread: Marquette vs. Butler

The second half of the Big East slate -- also known as the Playin' Out the String Tour -- kicks off tonight, as YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles welcome the dastardly Butler Bulldogs to the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

Baby Steps: St. John's 74, Marquette 59

We took a couple of days to stew on it, and we've decided we're OK with what went down for Marquette at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

Big East GameThread: Marquette @ St. John's

This probably isn't the matchup FOX thought they were getting for their Big Game Extravaganza, but that's not our problem, as YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles invade New York to battle St. John's at the Garden.

Big East GameThread: Marquette vs. Providence

Marquette has alternated wins and losses in its last ten games. If the pattern holds, we'll be celebrating a victory over the Providence Friars tonight. Then again, not much has gone according to plan this season.


Big East GameThread: Marquette vs. Villanova

YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles look to build on the momentum of Monday's overtime thriller when they welcome the Wildcats of Villanova to the Bradley Center.


Big East GameThread: Marquette vs. Georgetown

Fourth time's the charm? Probably not, but YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles go huntin' for an elusive road win when they visit the fighting Hoyas of Georgetown tonight.

The Inquisition: Q&A with Casual Hoya

Let's see if they're as excited about their team as we are about Marquette...

Breaking Badly: Butler 69, Marquette 57 (OT)

We're starting to run out of ways to talk about how these games are going, but let's try to talk about how Marquette's first trip to Hinkle Fieldhouse in 20+ years ended up.

Big East GameThread: Marquette @ Butler

YOUR Marquette Golden Eagles take their third try at a road conference win, making their first trip to historic Hinkle Fieldhouse for a date with the scuffling Bulldogs of Butler.

Still Searching For Answers: MU 67, Seton Hall 66

I would like to find something encouraging in Marquette’s way-closer-than-it-should-have-been victory over the stumbling Pirates of Seton Hall on Saturday.

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