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Game time set as Marquette prepares for Hurricane-sized challenge

CREATED Mar. 22, 2013 - UPDATED: Mar. 25, 2013

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  • Charles Benson reports. Video by wtmj.com

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Local 2013 NCAA Tournament results, schedule and coverage

Thu. March 28

Round of 16: Marquette vs. Miami, Fla., 6:15 p.m.

Marquette is taking the next three days to prepare for a hurricane-sized test in a University of Miami team which dominated the basketball-centric Atlantic Coast Conference.

Newsradio 620 WTMJ's "Voice of the Packers" Wayne Larrivee covered Miami during the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament.  Click here to read his preview of what Marquette will face.

In his postgame comments to his players, which was posted on Marquette Athletics' YouTube channel, head coach Buzz Williams challenged his players to give their all in preparing for the storm to come. 

"God gives you the same test over and over until you pass it, until you're 21, 41 or 61, whether you're a boy, a girl, whether you're black or your white.  Can we pass the Sweet 16 test?"

"How are we going to handle the preparation for that test?  We have to figure out what's on the next test."

See the full video below:

More coverage:
- Journal Sentinel: Marquette survival skills honed in time for Miami Hurricanes

Meanwhile, the Journal Sentinel says the "Buzz Williams-to-UCLA chatter has begun."

Newsradio 620 WTMJ's Jay Sorgi explains two huge reasons why Buzz Williams wouldn't leave Marquette and Milwaukee for Westwood, Calif. and UCLA.

Sat. March 23

Round of 32: Marquette 74, Butler 72
- Journal Sentinel: Marquette gets a sweet sensation
- CBS Sports: Marquette bettered Butler in NCAA tournament
- USA Today: By being true to itself, Marquette advanced to Sweet 16
- Yahoo! Sports: Buzz Williams' wild weekend in Kentucky included two dramatic wins, one emergency appendectomy

Fri. March 22

Round of 64: Mississippi 57, Wisconsin 46
- Newsradio 620 WTMJ: Marquette badgers Wisconsin after loss to Ole Miss
- The Sports Geek: Badgers go ice cold

- YouTube: UW Athletics' post-game review

Thu. March 21

Round of 64: Marquette 59, Davidson 58
- The Sports Geek: Survive and Advance, Marquette style
- JSOnline: End of Marquette-Davidson leaves analysts in shock and awe
- Anonymous Eagle: What the I don't even know how WOOOOOO!

- YouTube: Buzz Williams' post-game speech (Courtesy Marquette's YouTube, below)

- YouTube: How Marquette students in class reacted to miracle win (below)