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Chris Carrawell hired as Marquette assistant coach

The Steve Wojciechowski era officially began Monday evening when Marquette announced the hiring of Chris Carrawell as an assistant coach. Carrawell spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach with the Springfield Armor, the Brooklyn Nets’ D-League affiliate. Prior to that stint, he worked as the assistant video coordinator/assistant strength and conditioning coach at […]

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Duane Wilson’s injury means back to 2010 style

When freshman Junior Cadougan crumbled to the Kasten gym floor in September 2009 with a torn Achilles tendon , it left an already thin point-guard position even weaker. The top-100 recruit was expected to play a significant role on Marquette’s second unit, but a four-to-six month rehabilitation prognosis ended those talks for the foreseeable future. […]

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Junior-college transfers are everything to Buzz Williams, and for good reason. (USA Today)

JUCO transfers come full-circle for Buzz

This is Part 5 of an exclusive six-part series documenting how Marquette head coach Buzz Williams has grown since he took over the helm in 2008. Part I (Sept. 9): Four dusty corners: Where it all began Part II (Sept. 16): Bringing order to a chaotic life, one day at a time Part III (Sept. 24): Buzz Williams: […]

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JaJuan Johnson is could start from Day 1. (Rivals.com)

The shoes Jajuan Johnson is set to fill

Through six recruiting classes Buzz Williams has been a master of balancing classes. The roster he took over in 2008 was terribly tilted, and a half dozen junior-college transfers later it was smooth sailing, to put it both lightly and briefly — consider an entire recruiting class left when Tom Crean left for Indiana and […]

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Marquette’s Summer League recap

No introduction necessary here. Marquette had eight former players participate in the Orlando and Las Vegas Summer Leagues. Here’s how they fared and what’s next for each: Vander Blue (6 games) – 21.2 minutes – 11.0 points; 22-for-55 (40%) FG; 6-for-16 (37.5%) 3FG; 16-for-21 (76.2%) FT – 3.7 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 0.8 steals, 1.8 turnovers […]

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