Archive | September, 2012

Swanson away from home, playing for the ‘best of the best’

Garrett Swanson is from Washington. He played his college basketball in Idaho. When he decided to transfer after his freshman season in April, he inquired teams in Utah, California and Oregon about his services. But here Swanson is, a 6-foot-7 sophomore, in Milwaukee as Marquette’s latest transfer and Buzz Williams’ newest switchable. The decision wasn’t […]

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Reincarnating the Big East

Last week, Notre Dame announced its decision to leave the Big East and join the ACC in all sports but football. And with that announcement, college sports Nostradamuses are again making predictions on an impending apocalypse for the Big East. Add me to the list. It’ll be a slow death, to be sure. But despite […]

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Anderson two weeks away from return, pending medical clearance

A few days removed from the completion of his freshman year at Marquette, Oakland, Calif., native Juan Anderson underwent shoulder surgery after injuring his right shoulder in an open-gym session. The sophomore forward was given a six-month timeline for his return, slotting him to be back on the court around the end of October. After […]

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Busy summer prepares Wilson for primetime

With the changes soon coming to the Big East, teams will find themselves traveling across the country to compete against conference opponents. With the summer 2013 commitment Duane Wilson just completed, he should have no problem adjusting. In the span of just over a month, from June 12 to July 23, Wilson participated in the […]

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Recruiting update: Key prospects nearing decisions

It was a busy week for commitments in the 2013 class, most notably Simeon shooting guard Kendrick Nunn choosing Illinois over Marquette and Ohio State. While the 6-foot-2 shooting guard was high on Marquette’s list of players to round out the class, there is still talent left on the board mentioning Marquette. As always, Williams […]

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