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Last week, Marquette University’s women’s basketball teamknocked off DePaul University to claim their first-ever Big East title andclinch their first birth in the NCAA tournament since 2011. On Monday, with thewomen’s brackets announced, i.. Read more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

Art Kumbalek takes on the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Read more

Art for Art's Sake

Everybody goes a little basketball crazy during the NCAA tournament, but some of the talk around basketball in Milwaukee these days sounds more like pure lunacy. Read more

Taking Liberties

As the frenzy of college basketball's post-season arrives, the state's top two teams have utterly different outlooks. Wisconsin, despite Sunday's loss at Nebraska Read more

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Marquette started their game against Murray State slowly and things weren't looking favorable well into the second-half. But a 14-2 run gave Marquette some momentum and they went on to win 62-53.Big East Player of the Year Jae Crowder and Darius .. Read more

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Wisconsin survived a late flurry by No. 5 Vandebilt. A 13-3 run gave them a one point lead with 2:25 left in the game, but the Badgers came roaring back.When I was filling out my bracket, I had no intention of having Wisconsin get very far in the.. Read more

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CBS is trying something new this season with March Madness games. Instead of focusing on CBS covering games and showing regional coverage, they have spread the games out on their cadre of networks (CSB, TBS, TNT, truTV), so that every game will be.. Read more

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No one expected Marquette to win all five of their final games with thebrutal schedule they faced, but no one expected them to lose all five,either. I was hoping for two wins - one against Syracuse and one upset among the big four other teams.Is.. Read more

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It isn’t true that David Kepesh cares for nothing but himself. As a literature professor at a prestigious New York university and a respected public intellectual, Kepesh cares about books, music and art, probably for the pleasure he derives from .. Read more

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The best part of this MU team is knowing that when one of the big name guys has an off night, the rest of the team has the ability to pick up the slack. We saw that throughout the season when Dominic James struggled/was injured and we saw it durin.. Read more

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I feel like I'm pretty happy with a 6 seed. We did lose 9 games. Ithink our tournament run, the two wins over eventual #4 seed Notre Dameand the win over #3 seed Wisconsin were huge marks on our tournamentresume. When I saw Notre Dame's seed, I.. Read more

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Marquette had an absolutely awful shooting performance last night, fromfree throws to 3-pointers. Thank goodness they out-rebounded Seton Hall56-37, including 25 offensive boards. Lazar Hayward was oneoffensive shining star as he collected his .. Read more

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The JS has a really good article about Bo Ryan and his ability to take teams that seem down and out and make them into champions. Here's the first few paragraphs: Madison - If people didn't know before, they should know now to.. Read more

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On Feb. 19, voters in Milwaukee’sEast Side and Riverwest neighborhoods will have a Shepherd Express ,News Features Read more

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Hello, Below is a letter to the editor regarding a pair of stories in this week's S electorate, ,Letters Read more

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According to police in Honolulu,Ellis Cleveland robbed four banks within a five-day span. Austin American- Statesman), ,Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird Read more

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