Archive | November, 2011

If you ain’t first you’re last

Buzz Williams will seek his first tournament championship as Marquette’s coach this weekend as his No. 21/19 Golden Eagles (2-0) open the Paradise Jam tournament in the Virgin Islands with a matchup against the Winthrop Eagles (0-2) on Friday. Senior guard Darius Johnson-Odom, Marquette’s leading scorer two games in (20.5 points per game), acknowledged the […]

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Five Point Play V9: Two games, two commanding wins

The Marquette basketball season got underway last week, with the Golden Eagles rolling past Mount St. Mary’s and Norfolk State to pick up their first two wins of  the season. Buzz Williams’ crew now heads to the Virgin Islands to participate in the Paradise  Jam tournament. Marquette will play Winthrop (0-2) and then play either […]

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Get to know. . . Jae Crowder

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Where are they now? Warriors Abroad

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of what we hope becomes a regular feature to Paint Touches. Warriors Abroad will focus on the goings-on of former Marquette players in their professional basketball careers. It will be a nice neat roundup of stats or other achievements Google translate helps us out with. If you have […]

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Blue’s confidence and maturity paying off

Vander Blue understood the scrutiny surrounding him after a disappointing freshman campaign. But just two games into his sophomore campaign, it’s apparent that Blue is out to turn doubters into believers. A highly-touted recruit of of high school, Blue averaged just 5.0 points per game in 19 minutes as a freshman and was nearly invisible […]

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Crowder, forced turnovers lead MU to 99-68 victory

The No. 19/21 Marquette Golden Eagles (2-0) forced at least 25 turnovers for the second straight game en route to a 99-68 victory over Norfolk State (0-1). “We’re guarding the ball first, and then being in the right position if one of our men gets beat to the channel,” senior forward Jae Crowder said. “Just […]

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