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Marquette NBA D-League update

When I was updating the former player lists on Twitter last week, it came to my attention that Vander Blue still has Paint Touches blocked on Twitter. Still not sure why, but that did get me thinking about other Marquette alumni in the NBA D-League, who toil in near anonymity. I haven’t seen any of […]

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NCAA Tourney sites selected with MU implications

It’s never too early to think about the NCAA Tournament, even if that means looking ahead a year or two (or three). That’s why when the NCAA announced the hosting sites for the 1st/2nd rounds as well as the regionals for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 tourneys, Twitter took full notice. There was a lot of info […]

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Matt Carlino says he’s comfortable at point, shooting guard

Matt Carlino’s biography on the Marquette web site lists him as a guard. The BYU transfer, who has one year of eligibility remaining, is expected to play both point and shooting guard in coach Steve Wojciehowski’s offense. In three seasons in Provo, he averaged 12.5 points, 4.6 assists and shot 44.5 percent from the field, […]

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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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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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