Archive | 2011

Jamil Wilson has new opportunity with Otule sidelined

Jamil Wilson’s career at Marquette didn’t get off to the fast-paced start many expected, but an injury in the front court has given him the opportunity (and playing time) to help the Golden Eagles in redshirt junior center Chris Otule’s absence. Many expected Wilson to be plugged into Jimmy Butler’s role at the “three” from […]

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Thoughts and reactions from Marquette’s loss to LSU

It’s not even remotely close to the time to hit the panic button on Marquette, but no one would blame you if you’ve thought about locating said button. The fact of the matter is Marquette will struggle mightily against teams with true inside presences. Davante Gardner hasn’t shown enough improvement defensively. Buzz Williams admitted that […]

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Preview of Monday’s matchup against LSU

This post was originally posted on MarquetteHoops.com. Where they’re good: The Tigers have a pair of undersized, speedy guards who do an excellent job pestering ball handlers and forcing turnovers. Both freshman Anthony Hickey (5-foot-10) and sophomore Andre Stringer (5-foot-9) average two steals per game and the Tigers rank 25th in the nation in turnover percentage […]

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Buzz Williams on the importance of Buzz’s Bunch

Marquette coach Buzz Williams hosted the second of three Buzz’s Bunch shoot arounds prior to Saturday afternoon’s game against Northern Colorado. The program, created by Williams, brings together special needs children and their families with the Marquette basketball family. Along with a summer camp hosted exclusively by Williams and the team, children and families of […]

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Web Dimes 12/15

Thunder: Lazar Hayward will make Kevin Durant, team better– NEWSOK Titus’ Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings– Grantland Bracketology– ESPN.com Buzz on NBE Podcast– NBE Youtube Writer roundtable: Five big questions– ESPN.com Bulls’ Butler ready to serve– Chicago Tribune SIMEON WINS HOME-OPENER BY 56– ComcastSportsNet.com Wisconsin: The Most Boring Team in America– Grantland Bulls rookie Butler […]

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Breaking down Marquette’s advanced statistics

Ken Pomeroy (KenPom.com) is a website that looks at advanced statistics in college basketball and can be a solid indicator of efficiency, both by team and individually. Marquette is currently ranked as the No. 7 team in the nation based on his numbers and there are a handful of glaring statistics that show just how […]

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