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Archive | February, 2013

Looking back at Junior Cadougan’s top 5 games

As the final home test draws nearer and the seniors get ready to bid adieu to the Bradley Center, I felt it was time to start reflecting back on Junior Cadougan’s time at Marquette. Junior’s road to America, and ultimately Milwaukee, is a sad tale that is often overlooked. Cadougan witnessed his 4-year-old brother shot […]

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Steve Taylor: Monster on the offensive glass

Part of Marquette’s successes this season have come from its two bigs — center Chris Otule and center/forward/Ox Davante Gardner — having career years. Otule, finally able to practice and play in full without injury restriction, and Gardner’s ever-improving post moves have given the Golden Eagles a formidable frontcourt at the “five.” Jamil Wilson and […]

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In Buzz he trusts: Chris Otule

The story of Chris Otule’s recruitment involves a bowl of Buffalo wings, a pair of “Kareem Abdul-Jabbar goggles,” one of the best-kept secrets in recruiting history and a promise an assistant made to a kid who, after meeting him for the first time, told him he sucked at basketball. “It’s the most remarkable story ever,” […]

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Player Grades: Marquette vs Syracuse

Vander Blue (6 pts, 2 reb, 23min) Vander got a lucky bounce on his first three to start the game and immediately followed that up with his midrange specialty for a quick five points as it looked like PTP Blue had come to play. However, he would only score one point the rest of the […]

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Twitter reactions to Marquette’s 74-71 victory over Syracuse

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Gardner’s career night enough to get past Orange

Sparked by a career night from Davante Gardner, Marquette gutted its way to within a half game of first place in the Big East with a 74-71 win over Syracuse Monday night. Gardner’s 26 points were a career high, surpassing his 22-point effort against St. John’s on Jan. 11, 2012. His two free throws with […]

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