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Juan Anderson is back with Marquette and playing exceptionally well on the defensive end. (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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Buzz Williams' 2011 and 2012 recruiting classes haven't produced much. (USA Today)

2011, 2012 recruiting classes crippling Marquette rotation

Al McGuire said it perfectly, that “the best thing about freshmen is that they become sophomores.” McGuire’s quote likely could have extended to sophomores becoming juniors, and juniors becoming seniors. There’s a natural progression that all Division I basketball players go through, and coaching staffs do their best to move that along as quickly and […]

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Jamil Wilson is becoming a complete switchable. (USA Today)

Predicting the Marquette season

Predictions are always fun because they stir up controversy, yield discussion and, if you’re wrong, people rarely take the time to go find a post from six months ago and tell you where you messed up. In all seriousness, though, what Buzz Williams plans to do this season is becoming clearer and there’s a heap […]

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Jamil Wilson's ability to find space in the middle of Georgetown's zone keyed Marquette's second half run. (USA Today Images)

Marquette preseason primer: Wings

Marquette is officially in game week, which means we’ll  be previewing this year’s roster and schedule throughout the week up until Friday night’s game against Southern. Today we look at Marquette’s wings, followed by its forwards and finally the non-conference schedule. On Friday we’ll make our predictions for the 2013-14 Golden Eagles. Monday: Guards Tuesday: Wings Wednesday: Forwards/centers […]

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Two years later, Juan Anderson makes Marquette his home

In early May, Juan Anderson felt at home. And that’s, well, because he was. Finals at Marquette were done. The basketball season had concluded March 30, over a month ago. And Anderson had finalized his release from Buzz Williams’ program on April 15. There wasn’t anywhere else he would be. They say home is where […]

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