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Going forward, Marquette must find its Shabazz Napier-type

With every curl he ran off of to perfection, with every 3-pointer he attempted with ease and with every transition attempt he confidently attacked the basket on, Shabazz Napier left those watching Monday’s national championship in more awe than the play before. This wasn’t anything new for Connecticut’s senior point guard, who scored 25 points in a […]

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Will Wojo’s Marquette look anything like Duke?

When Steve Wojciechowski called his boss, Mike Krzyzewski, to tell him he had accepted Marquette’s offer to become its 17th head coach in program history last week, he had just one question for the Hall of Famer: “My first question to him was if he had any interest in being my associate head coach and […]

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It's been quite a whirlwind on social media during Marquette's coaching search. (USA Today)

Marquette players caught in crossfire of coaching search

March 24, 2014. The events of this day have become Marquette folktale. It was the day Marquette spotted, tamed and captured Moby Dick. And by Moby Dick, I mean Virginia Commonwealth head coach Shaka Smart. He was the whale that UCLA couldn’t even lure away last offseason. But the Golden Eagles had. Only they hadn’t. Too […]

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

Why Derrick Wilson is not to blame for the MU offense

Every team not playing in a postseason tournament has its scapegoat, and there’s no denying who the public has deemed the cause for Marquette’s woes in 2013-14. But is it justified? Derrick Wilson was expected to enter the starting point guard role after playing Junior Cadougan’s understudy as a freshman and sophomore. The two players […]

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Buzz Williams secured his fifth commitment in the 2014 class today. (USA Today)

How Marquette can fix itself for next year

The somewhat surprising news came down around 7:45 p.m. that Marquette was not selected to participate in the National Invitation Tournament, and it officially closed the book on one of the most disappointing seasons in recent memory. A source told Paint Touches that Marquette did not turn down an invitation and, judging from the tweets […]

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