Tag Archives: 2013 recruiting

McKay thrives on lofty expectations

You don’t need to remind Jameel McKay that the No. 32 has an almost-sacred aura surrounding it in the Marquette basketball community. Don’t bother telling him that two of Marquette’s all-time greats have worn the same jersey six of the last seven seasons, winning dozens of games and earning All-Big East and All-American accolades in […]

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Duane Wilson preparing hard for Marquette

Duane Wilson had two options. The 6-foot-3 point guard could have coasted through his final spring before arriving at Marquette and played catch-up once offseason workouts and individuals begin. Or, he could have set up seven-day-a-week workouts, finding himself in the gym and weight room more often than not to begin his collegiate career on […]

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Balanced 2013 class sets Marquette up for success

Marquette received all five national letters of intent from its 2013 commitments yesterday, marking the most heralded recruiting class in Buzz Williams’ five seasons as head coach. The group is as balanced as any he’s had, and features three consensus top-100 players and a junior college All-American, made all the more impressive with both of […]

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McKay signing two years of hard work in the making

When Jameel McKay joins his four Indian Hills teammates this afternoon to sign their respective National Letters of Intent, it will mark a two-year journey of hard work and self-realization that he admittedly thought would never happen. The 6-foot-8 power forward is one of five 2013 commitments expected to ink with Marquette during the week-long […]

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Thanks to efforts from Chew, Johnson lands at Marquette

Seven weeks ago, 2013 shooting guard Jajuan Johnson was ready to commit to the Alabama Crimson Tide. Anthony Grant’s program had been on the 6-foot-4 wing the longest of any schools, and Marquette, a school Johnson had always been interested in playing for, had recently pulled back on their recruitment after a shake-up with the […]

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