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Archive | October, 2012

Ranking Marquette’s non-conference opponents

Big East foes are familiar, but what about Marquette’s non-conference schedule? Marquette will play 13 games before the Big East season begins, with 11 of those confirmed (two rounds of the Maui Invitational are not). Here’s a look at Marquette’s 13 out-of-conference opponents and which teams pose the biggest threats to the Golden Eagles. 1. […]

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Jamil Wilson is not Jae or Jimmy, and that’s just fine

Having never played a minute under Buzz Williams, Jamil Wilson was already being talked about as the replacement to first-round draft pick Jimmy Butler going into the start of last season. Expectations soared for the 6-foot-7 redshirt sophomore, as a starting role was all but guaranteed. Yet, 10 games into his Marquette career, the Oregon […]

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Summer suspensions hold value to Williams

Buzz Williams will send home one of his players next summer. And he’ll do the same the summer after that, too. These offseason suspensions may not only be the result of a punishment handed down to straighten out a player, but also acts as part of his philosophy to let his players understand the value […]

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Williams building his house with new pieces

Buzz Williams is “building a house” at Marquette, and his structure is firmly in place following Sweet 16 appearances and 49 wins over the last two seasons. And many are beginning to take note of that house Williams is constructing, and it’s apparent that the Golden Eagles have shed their “under-the-radar” label as Williams heads […]

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Marquette Madness Photo Gallery

Re-live some of the best moment’s from Friday night’s Marquette Madness with a gallery of photos by our new photographer A. Martina Ibanez-Baldor. Be sure to click on the images to expand them. For more exclusive pictures, “Like” the Paint Touches page on Facebook.  

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A healthy Otule ready to compete

Nine months removed from ACL surgery on his injured left knee, redshirt senior Chris Otule is back. The 6-foot-10 center, who suffered the injury in a Dec. 6 game against Washington in Madison Square Garden, announced himself completely healthy at Marquette’s media day on Friday. It was a difficult offseason for Otule, who will turn […]

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