Tag Archives: Steve Taylor
(USA Today)

Steve Taylor reveals truths about knee, playing time

Steve Taylor’s sophomore season was an incredibly frustrating one, and it had nothing to do with how his knee was feeling. The 6-foot-8 forward from Chicago logged nine DNP’s in his second season at Marquette, and logged double-digit minutes in just six of the Golden Eagles’ last 26 games. During the season it was presumed […]

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

A healthy Steve Taylor making a difference for MU

Steve Taylor’s sophomore season began as nothing short of a nightmare. He was riding the momentum of a strong end to his freshman season, going 12-for-23 and grabbing 27 rebounds in his final seven regular season games, showing off the size, versatility and bounce that made him a consensus top-100 2013 recruit and three-time state […]

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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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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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