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Vander Blue has unfinished business in the Sweet 16. (USA Today)

Marquette’s recent history with top-25 recruits

It’s tough to overstate the importance of Henry Ellenson’s commitment to Marquette. While the MU media books are filled with high ranked high school All-Americans, the more recent history has been quite barren in that regard. Since the 1977 championship and Al McGuire’s retirement, Marquette has only recruited three top-25 high school players, and only two […]

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Twitter Reactions to Henry Ellenson’s commitment

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Courtesy 247Sports.com

Reports: Henry Ellenson commits to Marquette

Steve Wojciechowski reeled in one of the biggest fish in Marquette history, as Reggie Rankin and Lance Allan both reported this morning that Henry Ellenson committed to become a Golden Eagle over offers from Kentucky and Michigan State. Ellenson, ranked No. 10 in 247Sports composite rankings, will follow in his family’s footsteps, of sorts. His […]

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(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics via Facebook)

Building the Marquette alumni mini-camp

It’s no secret that reaching out to past players and making them feel welcome is one of coach Steve Wojciechowski’s main goals for the Marquette basketball program. For Wojo and staff, having an open door policy wasn’t enough. At a meeting with the staff, he approached Travis Diener, MU’s director of basketball operations and former standout […]

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Travis Diener then (2004) and now (2014).  (Photos courtesy of Marquette Athletics)

Travis Diener bridging Marquette past to present

You could find just about any type of person imaginable in New York City during Super Bowl weekend in the first weekend in February of this year. What with this country’s biggest sporting event merging with its biggest city, there was no shortage of questionable, charismatic or downright crazy characters. But walking those busy streets was […]

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