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Post-Game Hangover: Marquette (2/25/12) Edition


I don't know about you, but I'm kinda tired of these "quality losses," ie close losses to ranked teams. One of the articles featured inside says "Huggins fires off on freshman." Maybe it's just me, but it seemed most of those words were pointed at the big Turk. More post-game coverage is after the jump...

Recaps and Features:

Marquette holds on against West Virginia despite benching 3 starters - ESPN
Recap, stats, video, gallery, etc

Marquette 61, West Virginia 60 - MSNsportsNET.Com
Jae Crowder scored 26 points and 10th-ranked Marquette overcame an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat West Virginia 61-60 Friday night at the WVU Coliseum.

WVU Blows Lead, Falls Short Again - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Recap, video and gallery

WVU basketball: No. 10 Marquette tops WVU, 61-60 - Charleston Daily Mail
West Virginia's season didn't reach its end Friday night -- though the figurative definition may now challenge the literal one -- but Bob Huggins seemed close to edge.

Huggins: 'I can't lose like this' - Charleston Daily Mail / AP
West Virginia's Bob Huggins has hit a low point with his freshman-laden team.

Marquette adds to WVU's pain - Charleston Gazette
Bryant's try for game-winner at the buzzer misses in 61-60 Mountaineer loss

Mountain too slippery for WVU - Charleston Gazette
It was like watching a hiker who fell on a mountainside holding on by the loosest of grips, slipping, slipping ... and finally falling.

No Marquee Win - BGN
It’s a story that has become all too familiar in a season filled with frustration for Bob Huggins: West Virginia let another game that could have solidified its NCAA Tournament resume slip through its grasp.

Men's Basketball: WVU vs.Marquette Game Recap - WVillustrated
Marquette erased an 11-point halftime deficit and handed West Virginia its fourth-consecutive home loss with a 61-60 victory on Friday night at the Coliseum.

Marquette edges past WVU - Register-Herald / AP
Bryant, who had shot 24 percent from the field in his 10 previous games, led West Virginia with 25 points.

WVU Suffers Devastating Loss to Marquette - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
Suspended Eagles too much in second half

HERTZEL COLUMN: Happiness, pride missing - Times West Virginian
Suffice it to say Williams’ dance did not go over well with the home crowd, especially dancing to their song in their palace.

Near Season's End, Growing Pains Still Plague WVU - WVillustrated
Huggins fires off on freshmen following tough loss to Marquette as Mountaineers continue to stumble toward the finish line.

Marquette's Williams Dances on WVU's Dashed Dreams - WVillustrated
Fans were infuriated when they saw Buzz Williams moving his feet to what is considered a sacred song around West Virginia.

Buzz Gets the Last Dance: No. 10/10 Marquette 61, West Virginia 60 - Anonymous Eagle
The Golden Eagles suspend 4 players for part of their game against the Mountaineers and still pull out a win in Morgantown.


Photo Gallery: WVU vs. Marquette - WVillustrated


Marquette Highlights - Mountaineer TV
Highlights from West Virginia's 61-60 loss to Marquette Friday night at the WVU Coliseum.

VIDEO: Marquette Post Game - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Huggs, Truck, Turk and KJ