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Duane Wilson is out to prove something this year. (Ryan Messier/Paint Touches)

Duane Wilson out to prove he’s the ‘real deal’ for Marquette

Much of the news Thursday in Milwaukee surrounded Steve Wojciechowski and Marquette landing prized big man Henry Ellenson, a consensus top-10 recruit who will arrive next summer as the program’s highest ranked freshman since Doc Rivers. In the past 24 hours the 6-foot-10 power forward has been labeled a “program changer,” a “true All-American” and “the […]

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Steve Taylor's healthy emergence has done wonders for Marquette. (USA Today)

How Marquette stacks up against Big East rebounding

If you’ve been paying attention this offseason, you’re well aware that Marquette enters the 2014-15 with serious concerns on the glass. After touting one of the most talented frontcourts in the Big East last season, finishing fourth in rebounds per game, gone are senior starters Chris Otule and Jamil Wilson, sixth man Davante Gardner as […]

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Todd Mayo will leave the Marquette program to pursue a professional career.

Marquette: Todd Mayo and his ceaseless obstacles

December 5, 2011 Freshman Todd Mayo enters the media scrum in the basement of the Al McGuire Center with a quiet confidence about himself. Just 48 hours earlier the shooting guard had scored 14 points in a road win over No. 9 Wisconsin, showing off the moxie of an accomplished senior while ending both the […]

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Todd Mayo no longer with Marquette, to pursue professional career

A source confirmed to Paint Touches that senior shooting guard Todd Mayo is leaving the Marquette program in advance of his final season and will pursue a professional career in the NBA D-League or overseas. Real GM first reported the news. “We wish Todd nothing but the best and appreciate his contributions to the program, […]

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Summer School Chat: Kicking things off

We, here, at Paint Touches don’t really have the time to record a podcast, so instead we’ve got a bit of a Simmons/Ford-esque back-and-forth for you here. We hope to do this a few times over the course of the offseason (we’ve also got some features were’e excited about to unroll closer to the stat […]

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