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Tempered expectations reign in Marquette previews

Going into last season, Marquette was a consensus top-20 team, coming off three consecutive Sweet-16s and deemed a heavy favorite to repeat as Big East champs.  My how things change. After failing to live up to those lofty predictions, losing 70 percent of the offense, failing to make the NCAA Tournament and seeing Buzz Williams […]

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Matt Carlino says he’s comfortable at point, shooting guard

Matt Carlino’s biography on the Marquette web site lists him as a guard. The BYU transfer, who has one year of eligibility remaining, is expected to play both point and shooting guard in coach Steve Wojciehowski’s offense. In three seasons in Provo, he averaged 12.5 points, 4.6 assists and shot 44.5 percent from the field, […]

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Duane Wilson is out to prove something this year. (Ryan Messier/Paint Touches)

Duane Wilson out to prove he’s the ‘real deal’ for Marquette

Much of the news Thursday in Milwaukee surrounded Steve Wojciechowski and Marquette landing prized big man Henry Ellenson, a consensus top-10 recruit who will arrive next summer as the program’s highest ranked freshman since Doc Rivers. In the past 24 hours the 6-foot-10 power forward has been labeled a “program changer,” a “true All-American” and “the […]

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Vander Blue has unfinished business in the Sweet 16. (USA Today)

Marquette’s recent history with top-25 recruits

It’s tough to overstate the importance of Henry Ellenson’s commitment to Marquette. While the MU media books are filled with high ranked high school All-Americans, the more recent history has been quite barren in that regard. Since the 1977 championship and Al McGuire’s retirement, Marquette has only recruited three top-25 high school players, and only two […]

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Twitter Reactions to Henry Ellenson’s commitment

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