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Deonte Burton, John Dawson to transfer

In a stunning revelation, Marquette announced via Twitter that sophomores Deonte Burton and John Dawson would be transferring from the university to pursue their interests at unspecified schools. Dawson had played four minutes this season with a short bench and was a prime transfer candidate, but Burton’s decision is a bit more surprising. The Milwaukee […]

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Ten burning questions going into the new season

When someone asks how Marquette will do this year, this is all you need to say: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ I don’t know. You don’t know. Heck, the staff doesn’t even know. There are simply too many unknowns to make a definitive prediction. So instead of posting a preview full of conjecture and uninformed opinion, let’s just spell […]

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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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Steve Wojciechowski hasn't coached a game at Marquette, yet he's still 1-0. (AP)

Steve Wojciechowski and his perfect Marquette record

I ran into a friend last weekend who doubles as a college basketball enthusiast, and he wanted to know about Marquette. I admitted I hadn’t been as on the beat in recent months as I would have liked, as the summer of Carmelo Anthony had taken up most of my time in Chicago and my […]

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Five burning questions: Marquette offseason edition

It’s been nearly three months since Marquette’s season ended with a 68-65 loss to Xavier in the Big East Tournament. Between then and now, here’s what’s happened: Buzz Williams left for Virginia Tech and took a pair of recruits, Ahmed Hill and Satchel Pierce with him; Shaka Smart was Marquette’s Twitter coach for a few […]

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