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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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Duane Wilson confident he made the correct decision redshirting

Duane Wilson was upset when Buzz Williams and the Marquette coaching staff suggested he redshirt his freshman season. But after serious contemplation, the backing of his fellow teammates (and an alum) and a refocused vision on the future he now says he made the best decision possible, and he’s ready to get the ball rolling […]

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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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Deonte Burton has been stellar in his first year under Buzz Williams. (USA Today)

Analyzing the MU freshmen at the halfway mark

We’re just past the halfway mark of the 2013-14 season (Marquette has played 17 games; it has 15 guaranteed games remaining) and given the Golden Eagles’ struggles to date, it’s only fair to look at how their first-year players have performed. There’s been good (#BANE), bad (Jameel McKay says goodbye) and ugly (Duane Wilson redshirts) […]

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