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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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Ben Howland has been a rumored candidate for the Marquette opening almost since the beginning. Photo credit: Brendan Maloney / USA TODAY Sports.

Nelson: Ben Howland best fits Marquette’s criteria

While sitting in the media room Thursday at the Al McGuire Center and listening to Bill Cords discuss Marquette’s coaching vacancy, two traits became apparently clear for a coach to be considered for the job. First, a track record of success at a major program. “We feel we have everything in place in terms of support […]

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Derrick Wilson did more in 2013-14 than he was given credit for. (Credit: US Presswire)

Bill Cords addresses Marquette’s search to replace Buzz Williams

The media room at the Al McGuire Center was filled to the brim Thursday afternoon as Bill Cords provided insights on search for Buzz Williams’ replacement since the social media eruption Monday. The two main points: Cords said he will remain Marquette’s interim athletic director until about this time next year and that Virginia Commonwealth […]

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Marquette Madness primer

Our-long awaited national crisis is almost over. No, the government isn’t going to be up and running any time soon, but come Friday at 7 p.m., Marquette basketball will be and for fans and followers of the blue and gold, that’s more than enough good news. Here at Paint Touches we have scraped and clawed […]

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Schedule Analysis: Xavier

Xavier (17-14, 9-7 Atlantic 10) Postseason: None This is the final installment of a 10-part series evaluating the schedules of the 10 Big East teams for the 2013-14 season. Above record, tournament finishes are from last season. Butler, Creighton, DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, Seton Hall, St. John’s, Villanova  analyses are available by clicking the links. […]

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