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Archive | June, 2013
(USA Today)

Where Marquette’s backcourt can improve this summer

Earlier we broke down where Marquette’s frontcourt can improve this summer (check that out here) and now we’re breaking down where the guards can do the same. This is a far-less experienced group, meaning they have more room to grow in an all-important offseason. Take a look: Juan Anderson: The Golden Eagles switchable is transitioning from […]

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Where Marquette’s frontcourt can improve this summer

The official start of the 2013-14 season is still months away, yet the Golden Eagles will begin offseason workouts this month. Individual drills, strength and conditioning and pick-up games will set the foundation for what’s to come in November–as well as the all-important annual Buzz Williams send-home. The team’s strengths and weaknesses are pretty much […]

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The Grizzlies are taking a shot on Vander Blue. (USA Today)

Blue invited to Memphis summer team: What it means

Despite going undrafted in last night’s NBA draft, Vander Blue will get his chance at an NBA roster after signing on with the Memphis Grizzlies’ Summer League team. The news was first reported by Chris Vernon via Twitter. Regardless of opinion on Blue’s decision to forgo his senior season — we had quite a strong […]

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Thirty NBA teams each made decisions Thursday night that Vander Blue was not a top-60 player in the draft. (USA Today)

Strotman: Blue’s own mistake lands him undrafted

When asked in May why he made the decision to forgo his senior season and enter the NBA Draft, Vander Blue confidently told the Journal-Sentinel’s Charles Gardner that he “[knew] how this process works” and that he was just “trying to follow the footsteps of Jimmy [Butler]” and the rest of the Marquette basketball alumni […]

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Vander Blue put up big number in Chicago at Day 2 of the NBA Combine.

Vander Blue NBA Draft primer

1. Past stories on Blue’s path to the NBA — Vander Blue’s top 5 NBA team fits — Where Blue ranks among PG prospects — Vander Blue’s best NBA fit — Pick-and-roll: Where Blue stacks up — Where Blue ranks among SG prospects — Recapping Vander Blue’s successful day in Chicago — Vander Blue’s draft equivalent: Malcolm […]

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