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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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Marquette Year in Review: Jamil Wilson

We apologize for these player reviews being so late into the offseason — Marquette played its last game nearly two months ago — but that pesky thing called the real world got in the way. That, and the coaching chance made us put these bad boys on the back burner. We’ll try and give you […]

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Strotman: Jamil Wilson must become the Marquette heart and soul

When Marquette stepped onto the Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center basketball floor to play Ole Miss almost exactly two years ago, expectations were high. The Golden Eagles had won their first three contests by an average of 95-59, were playing efficient basketball and had stars shining through. In those three games, Marquette had three […]

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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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How Buzz Williams uses Deonte Burton is one of the biggest offseason questions he faces. (USA Today)

The mystery of Marquette’s Deonte Burton

The lack of news each offseason has a way of turning tiny question marks into must-answer situations. It’s the state of the business but does make for intriguing discussion and analysis. Sometimes the questions are answered, and sometimes they aren’t; in the case of freshmen — like this one today — sometimes they don’t need […]

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