Archive | September, 2012

Burning Question: Todd Mayo or Vander Blue?

For the next five weeks, Paint Touches will ask five burning questions leading up to Marquette Madness. This week asks whether Todd Mayo or Vander Blue is more valuable to the Golden Eagles. Week 1: Marquette’s leading scorer? Mark Strotman: It’s almost a certainty that seniors Junior Cadougan and Trent Lockett will play significant minutes […]

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Has Notre Dame dealt the Big East a knockout blow?

Darn. When Dick Vitale opined on Twitter last Saturday that his sources were telling him Notre Dame was close to accepting an invitation to join the ACC, I had a good belly laugh. There goes crazy uncle Dick, spouting off absurdities even Bigfoot chasers wouldn’t believe. I mean really, why would the ACC allow ND […]

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Chew familar with tough decisions

When Isaac Chew accepted a position to join Buzz Williams’ staff at Marquette in May, it marked yet another difficult decision in his coaching career that began unexpectedly more than a decade ago in Kansas City. Because six weeks before Chew, then an assistant at Missouri, said yes to Williams, he told John Groce and […]

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Burning question: Marquette’s leading scorer?

For the next five weeks, Paint Touches will ask five burning questions leading up to Marquette Madness. This week asks who will lead Marquette in scoring. Mark Strotman: Perhaps the most intriguing question this year for Marquette is who will lead the team in scoring. Paint Touches has well documented that departed seniors Jae Crowder […]

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Marquette official 2012-2013 schedule

The Big East schedule was officially announced today, and Marquette’s schedule is now complete. Opponents were already known, but dates are now set in stone. Some times still have not been announced. Marquette will appear on national TV as many as 17 times in the 2012-2013 season, beginning on Nov. 9 with the Carrier Classic […]

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Chew ready to build Marquette on the recruiting trail

*This is part one of a two-part story on assistant coach Isaac Chew. Part one focuses on Chew’s recruiting, while part two will look at Chew’s path that led him to Marquette. When Tony Benford accepted the head coaching position at North Texas on Apr. 24, it left Marquette in a bind for more reasons […]

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