Archive | 2012

Mayo returns looking to prove his loyalty

When Todd Mayo jogged over to the scorer’s table following a Jamil Wilson foul that created an official’s timeout at the under-16 mark, hardly anyone noticed. Coming out of the timeout, Mayo’s appearance on the Al McGuire Court for the first time in almost nine months came as a shock. Many thought Mayo would play […]

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Marquette hangs on for an 84-80 win over LSU

Marquette produced much more of a complete effort on offense Saturday afternoon, rebounding from a brutal loss at Green Bay on Wednesday with a 84-80 win over LSU. Davante Gardner led the team with 19 points and the Golden Eagles shot 49.1 percent from the field. Marquette (8-3) made its first three shots and seven […]

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Why Blue stands to gain the most by Mayo arrival

In response to Thursday’s news that Buzz Williams had reinstated sophomore guard Todd Mayo, the first reaction for most was how this helps Marquette. True, after a 47-point outing in a loss to Green Bay Wednesday, any new life injected into the offense would spark at least some change. Clearly the news helps Mayo, as […]

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Buzz Williams reinstates Todd Mayo

For the second time in four months, Buzz Williams has reinstated shooting guard Todd Mayo to the Marquette basketball team, a source confirmed to Paint Touches on Thursday. Michael Hunt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel first had the report. Williams spoke with Mayo and his family on Thursday to determine whether Mayo, who had become eligible […]

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Golden Eagles offensively inept in loss at Green Bay

So that was just about as bad as it gets, right? Marquette’s hideous 49-47 loss to Green Bay last night signified just how far this team has to go to become an NCAA Tournament team by the end of the year. Except for a stretch over the final 4:46 in the first half, when the […]

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Player Grades: Marquette at Green Bay

Marquette recorded one of its worst losses in recent memory Wednesday night, losing on the road to a 3-7 Green Bay squad with only eight active players, 49-47. Here are the player grades: Junior Cadougan (8 pts, 6 asts, 5 to) Blew an easy lay-up early on but did hit a nice jumper off the dribble. […]

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