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Todd Mayo no longer with Marquette, to pursue professional career

A source confirmed to Paint Touches that senior shooting guard Todd Mayo is leaving the Marquette program in advance of his final season and will pursue a professional career in the NBA D-League or overseas. Real GM first reported the news. “We wish Todd nothing but the best and appreciate his contributions to the program, […]

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Summer School Chat: Kicking things off

We, here, at Paint Touches don’t really have the time to record a podcast, so instead we’ve got a bit of a Simmons/Ford-esque back-and-forth for you here. We hope to do this a few times over the course of the offseason (we’ve also got some features were’e excited about to unroll closer to the stat […]

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Can Juan Anderson put together an impactful senior season? Marquette will need him to. (USA Today)

Marquette: What to expect from senior Juan Anderson

When I spoke to Castro Valley head coach Nick Jones three years ago about 18-year-old Juan Anderson, he couldn’t stress enough that Marquette’s newest top 100 recruit was a player who was able to adapt to his surroundings, work hard and could surprise with a versatile skill set capable of playing multiple positions when the […]

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NBA Summer League: Marquette players’ recaps

The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League will wrap up Monday when the Rockets square off against the Wizards. And while that game won’t feature any former Marquette players, five did suit up last week in Las Vegas. Here’s a quick wrap-up of each players’ performance, with their stats linked. Dwight Buycks Buycks earned himself a contract […]

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Trent Lockett helped soften the Jae Crowder blow by providing stellar defense in 2012.

Marquette: Who will bring back the defensive mojo?

When Buzz Williams secured a commitment from graduate transfer Trent Lockett in 2012, it appeared to be a match made in heaven. A strong defender with an efficient offensive skill set (think Jimmy Butler) was the quintessential player in Williams’ system, and the 13.3 points per game he averaged in his final two seasons at […]

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