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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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What Matt Carlino means for Marquette

Steve Wojciechowski received the first recruit of his Marquette era when BYU graduate point guard Matt Carlino pledged his commitment to the Golden Eagles, made official Friday afternoon. The 6-foot-2 point guard will have one season of eligibility remaining when he arrives on campus after graduating from BYU this spring. It’ll be the fourth school Carlino’s been attached to […]

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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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