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Coach Brett Nelson is looking to plant his roots at Marquette. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics)

Brett Nelson looking to make Marquette home

The life of a college assistant coach is anything but sedentary. Whether it’s a head coaching change at the previous institution, poor performance or simply a leap towards the next step in the coaching dream, moving from house to house, city to city and state to state often, is part of the job. Even by those […]

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Buzz offers his explanation for MU departure

“Whatever’s in the bottle, when it’s tipped over, will come out,” Buzz Williams lectured his basketball pupils in 2010. “When it’s tipped over, whatever is in you will come out. That will be your character being revealed.” One of the lasting phrases Buzz instilled into the Marquette lexicon during his tenure was that of character […]

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Is Marquette a bad job? Does ESPN have editors?

Myron Medcalf wrote a thing on bad coaching jobs for ESPN today and threw Marquette in there. I bit, as I had never heard anyone say MU was a bad coaching job, and wanted to see the logic behind it.  There wasn’t any. No, seriously, this piece makes Mike Hunt’s blog posts look like Pulitzer […]

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Buzz Williams’ Virginia Tech contract details

One of the best things about public institutions in this country is that all contracts are public records, and must be released upon request. Paint Touches put that to good use,  requesting a copy of  Buzz Williams’ contract at Virginia Tech on on April 1. It took a while, but the results are in. No […]

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Gavitt Tipoff Games a boon for Big East, Big Ten and FS1

  By now, everyone and their uncle knows that the Big East and Big Ten are slated to begin an annual series in 2015 named after visionary and Big East founder Dave Gavitt. The details–aka the “what”–can be found here, here, here and basically everywhere during this college basketball dead period. It’s a pretty big deal. And […]

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