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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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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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It's been quite a whirlwind on social media during Marquette's coaching search. (USA Today)

Marquette players caught in crossfire of coaching search

March 24, 2014. The events of this day have become Marquette folktale. It was the day Marquette spotted, tamed and captured Moby Dick. And by Moby Dick, I mean Virginia Commonwealth head coach Shaka Smart. He was the whale that UCLA couldn’t even lure away last offseason. But the Golden Eagles had. Only they hadn’t. Too […]

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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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Steve Taylor reveals truths about knee, playing time

Steve Taylor’s sophomore season was an incredibly frustrating one, and it had nothing to do with how his knee was feeling. The 6-foot-8 forward from Chicago logged nine DNP’s in his second season at Marquette, and logged double-digit minutes in just six of the Golden Eagles’ last 26 games. During the season it was presumed […]

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