Tag Archives: Jameel McKay
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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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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Can Juan Anderson put together an impactful senior season? Marquette will need him to. (USA Today)

Juan Anderson: Back and better than ever

Eight months ago, I was bummed. I received a text message that sophomore Juan Anderson had decided to transfer from Marquette, citing personal reasons and an opportunity to earn more playing time closer to home. Through two years the Oakland native had battled nagging injuries, junior-college transfers playing ahead of him and the nasty reality […]

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Red-hot Jamil Wilson finding his new role again

In May we documented how senior switchable Jamil Wilson had transformed each of his two seasons playing at Marquette, filling in at center as a redshirt-sophomore and seeing more time on the perimeter as a trailer in his redshirt-junior season. As a senior, Wilson was expected to change once again. With 6-foot-9 junior-college transfer Jameel […]

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Jeronne Maymon was Buzz Williams' first transfer, leaving Marquette in 2009. (USA Today)

How have Buzz Williams transfers fared post-MU?

Thanks to Twitter follower @sgriffin_87to98 for the idea to look into Marquette’s transfers during the Buzz Williams era. Williams hasn’t hit on each of his recruits — what college coach has? — and some have seen success at other schools, while others seem to have disappeared. Let’s jump right into it: *The year in parentheses […]

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