Archive | June, 2012

Crowder, Johnson-Odom wind up in great locations

Thursday night, Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson became the 55th and 56 Marquette players to be selected in the NBA Draft. They were the first pair of players to be drafted together since 1983, when Doc Rivers (2nd round, No. 31 overall) and Terrell Schlundt (7th round, No. 148 overall) were drafted. Crowder was selected […]

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Darius Johnson-Odom selected by Lakers

With the 55th pick of the 2012 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers (via trade with Dallas) selected guard Darius Johnson-Odom, making him 34th Marquette player to join the exclusive NBA pro ranks. Johnson-Odom joined Marquette after a one year stint at Hutchinson Junior College, becoming the second/third junior college player under coach Buzz Williams to […]

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Jae Crowder selected by Dallas

With the 34th pick of the 2012 NBA draft, the Dallas Mavericks selected forward Jae Crowder, making him  33rd Marquette player to join the exclusive NBA pro ranks. Crowder transformed himself from a little known high school prospect, to a lightly recruited junior-college guard, to the 2012 Big East Player of the Year and a 2nd […]

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Deonte Burton Highlights

Deonte Burton’s Vincent Vinkings reached the final of the WHIZ KIDS Summer League taking out Sheboygan North in the quarterfinals and Rufus King in a sloppy semifinal. Burton played a well rounded two games, but was never able to find his shot. He scored 10 in the quarterfinals on 5-7 shooting, adding 5 rebounds, 5 […]

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Breakdown of Deonte Burton’s game

I will apologize right away for being a terrible journalist and forgetting to pack my camera before going to work in the morning. Thus, any observations I make will be evidence-free. You’ll just have to take my word for it. I also was not able to stand my ground and routinely had my view obstructed […]

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