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Archive | May, 2013
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Column: The next best Marquette point guard

When Dominic James committed to Tom Crean and Marquette in 2005, expectations went through the roof. The runner-up to Luke Zeller for Mr. Indiana that year, the high school senior James averaged 31.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 6.4 assists at Richmond, helping his school to the sectional final. As the No. 36 recruit (RSCI) and […]

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Who will step up on the fast break for Marquette this year?

Buzz Williams’ fast-break dilemma

The departure of Vander Blue to the NBA draft presented brand-new questions Buzz Williams must address this offseason. With their top scorer, best perimeter defender and locker-room leader gone, the Golden Eagles must once again–for the fifth straight season, in fact–find an identity while replacing their go-to player. Their best player. In his junior season […]

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Who is Marquette’s new biggest rival?

The last eight seasons in the Big East gave Marquette new rivalries and dozens of classic games that are now etched in history of the Golden Eagles’ program. But realignment forced the likes of Syracuse, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Connecticut, Cincinnati, South Florida, Rutgers, West Virginia and Notre Dame out of the conference. Of those, Notre Dame, […]

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Pick and roll: Where Vander Blue stacks up

Vander Blue has taken on the daunting task of transitioning to point guard at the NBA level. The decision has been criticized by many–perhaps more so than the decision to declare early itself–but only Blue and those helping him in the months leading up to draft really know if this is the right call for […]

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Why Anderson’s move to shooting guard will help

Perhaps the only thing more interesting than Juan Anderson deciding to return to Marquette one month after requesting his release was the news that he will make the transition to the backcourt for his junior season. Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook’s Mark Miller first reported the news, and it came, more or less, as a shock. After […]

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