Archive | January, 2013

Interviews from Jimmy Butler’s return to Milwaukee

Jimmy Butler returned to the Bradley Center once again, but this time not only was he wearing red and black, he was playing a significant role on a playoff team. Butler did not disappoint, scoring 18 points in 27 minutes while grabbing 6 boards and two steals in a 104-88 victory over the Bucks. Here’s […]

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The road gets tougher, more frequent for Marquette

Even the most optimistic expectations couldn’t have pegged Marquette as contenders for first place one month into the Big East season. With three games against teams picked above the Golden Eagles in the Big East Preseason Coaches’ Poll — Georgetown, at Pittsburgh, at Cincinnati — and another against surprise Connecticut, a 5-2 or 4-3 start […]

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Blue completes leadership, offensive transformation

Vander Blue stepped to the free throw line in the closing seconds of Marquette’s 63-50 win over South Florida. He had just converted a lay-up to tally his 29th and 30th points of the evening, a new career-high and a feat Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom never accomplished at Marquette, when Junior Cadougan sauntered over to Buzz […]

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Player Grades: Marquette vs South Florida

Vander Blue (30 pts, 6 reb, 13-2o FG ) Dare  I say, en fuego? There was just no stopping Vander in the second half. He was hitting from outside, but what stood out was his ability to get to the rim at will. Only one other Marquette player reached double figures, making his Herculean performance […]

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Blue drops 30 in win over South Florida

There were no symptoms of a possible trap game in advance of Marquette’s showdown at Louisville on Sunday, as the Golden Eagles tore through South Florida en route to a 63-50 win Monday night. Vander Blue stole the show, setting a new career-high with 30 points. The point total was the most in a game […]

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