Greska: What does the Shaka hiring say about Marquette?

Hiring Shaka wasn't the easy choice, but in making it, Marquette is making a a clear statement.

Listen: Shaka talk on the Doug Russel Pod

A busy week of Marquette news meant another opportunity for us to join the Doug Russel Podcast and discuss the news that surprised the basketball world, Shaka Smart landing at ...

Done Deal, Shaka Smart hired as Marquette’s head coach

Almost 7 years to the day after a deal was not in fact done, multiple outlets have reported Marquette has crossed the finish line and hired Shaka Smart to replace ...

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Greska: What does the Shaka hiring say about Marquette?

Hiring Shaka wasn’t the easy choice, but in making it, Marquette is making a a clear statement.

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Listen: Shaka talk on the Doug Russel Pod

A busy week of Marquette news meant another opportunity for us to join the Doug Russel Podcast and discuss the news that surprised the basketball world, Shaka Smart landing at Marquette. Click here to listen: https://www.dougrussellpod.com/e/paint-touches-writer-andrei-greska-on-the-shaka-smart-hiring/

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Done Deal, Shaka Smart hired as Marquette’s head coach

Almost 7 years to the day after a deal was not in fact done, multiple outlets have reported Marquette has crossed the finish line and hired Shaka Smart to replace Steve Wojciechowski as the head men’s basketball coach. The terms of the contract are unknown at this time. Smart comes from Texas where the lack […]

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Who should be in the running as Marquette’s next head coach?

What comes next? Let’s discuss the choices.

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The Case Against Wojo

We have seen enough. Steve Wojciechowski is not fit to lead Marquette.

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What’s the best Marquette frontcourt combo?

Marquette has an abundance of great bigs, now its time to optimize their minutes.

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