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Marial Shayok granted release; what it means for Marquette

Marquette lost its first player in the post-Buzz Williams era when Scout’s Evan Daniels reported that 6-foot-6 forward Marial Shayok had been granted his release from the Golden Eagles. Shayok committed to Marquette in October, signed his national letter of intent a month later and was expected to contribute in his first year in Milwaukee. […]

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Going forward, Marquette must find its Shabazz Napier-type

With every curl he ran off of to perfection, with every 3-pointer he attempted with ease and with every transition attempt he confidently attacked the basket on, Shabazz Napier left those watching Monday’s national championship in more awe than the play before. This wasn’t anything new for Connecticut’s senior point guard, who scored 25 points in a […]

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Chris Carrawell hired as Marquette assistant coach

The Steve Wojciechowski era officially began Monday evening when Marquette announced the hiring of Chris Carrawell as an assistant coach. Carrawell spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach with the Springfield Armor, the Brooklyn Nets’ D-League affiliate. Prior to that stint, he worked as the assistant video coordinator/assistant strength and conditioning coach at […]

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Will Wojo’s Marquette look anything like Duke?

When Steve Wojciechowski called his boss, Mike Krzyzewski, to tell him he had accepted Marquette’s offer to become its 17th head coach in program history last week, he had just one question for the Hall of Famer: “My first question to him was if he had any interest in being my associate head coach and […]

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Steve Wojciechowski made an impact at his introductory press conference. (Photo credit: MU Athletics)

Relationships, work ethic make Wojo the perfect fit

The greatest team Steve Wojciechowski has ever been a part of has never won a basketball game. They don’t wear jerseys. They never play in front of one of the nation’s most rabid fan bases or inside one of the most iconic home courts in the country. They don’t fight for conference titles, cut down nets or hoist trophies at […]

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