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Steve Taylor's healthy emergence has done wonders for Marquette. (USA Today)

How Marquette stacks up against Big East rebounding

If you’ve been paying attention this offseason, you’re well aware that Marquette enters the 2014-15 with serious concerns on the glass. After touting one of the most talented frontcourts in the Big East last season, finishing fourth in rebounds per game, gone are senior starters Chris Otule and Jamil Wilson, sixth man Davante Gardner as […]

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Todd Mayo will leave the Marquette program to pursue a professional career.

Marquette: Todd Mayo and his ceaseless obstacles

December 5, 2011 Freshman Todd Mayo enters the media scrum in the basement of the Al McGuire Center with a quiet confidence about himself. Just 48 hours earlier the shooting guard had scored 14 points in a road win over No. 9 Wisconsin, showing off the moxie of an accomplished senior while ending both the […]

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Summer School Chat: Kicking things off

We, here, at Paint Touches don’t really have the time to record a podcast, so instead we’ve got a bit of a Simmons/Ford-esque back-and-forth for you here. We hope to do this a few times over the course of the offseason (we’ve also got some features were’e excited about to unroll closer to the stat […]

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NBA Summer League: Marquette players’ recaps

The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League will wrap up Monday when the Rockets square off against the Wizards. And while that game won’t feature any former Marquette players, five did suit up last week in Las Vegas. Here’s a quick wrap-up of each players’ performance, with their stats linked. Dwight Buycks Buycks earned himself a contract […]

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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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