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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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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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Bill Scholl makes ‘unbelievably easy’ decision to become Marquette AD

Bill Scholl had no intent of leaving his job at Ball State University as director of athletics. But when Marquette came knocking on the door to gauge his interest in the same position in Milwaukee, he simply couldn’t say no. “Making the decision to come to Marquette was unbelievably easy,” Scholl said in a press […]

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Bill Scholl named Marquette’s new Athletic Director

Marquette has one less vacancy in its administrative team after tapping Bill Scholl to be the new Athletic Director. Scholl is currently the AD at Ball State but will take over duties in Milwaukee in mid-October, according to Marquette’s announcement. He began his tenure there in 2012 after spending 23 years at Notre Dame.  From Marquette’s […]

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Player shot charts from 2013-’14 season

It’s a Friday afternoon before a Holiday weekend. Let’s not kid ourselves, no one is working right now. What better way to break up the lack of productivity than to look at some pretty (visually) ugly (statistically) shot charts from the great new site Nylon Calculus. Their main focus is on the NBA game, but […]

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