Archive | June, 2013

Marquette picks up commitment from 2014 Malek Harris

Marquette picked up its first commitment from the class of 2014 when Malek Harris, a 6-foot-7 switchable from Illinois, committed after taking his visit earlier on Wednesday. Harris had taken a visit to Purdue and was scheduled to go to Northwestern tomorrow, but decided he had seen enough. From eariler: – Malek Harris (6-foot-7 forward, Carl […]

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Vander Blue’s top 5 NBA team fits

The beauty of the NBA draft — any professional sports draft, for that matter — is that a player does not need every team in the respective league to covet him. 96.7 percent, if we’re talking NBA, of the general managers could have no interest in a player’s services, but that 3.3 percent, that one […]

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Where Blue ranks among PG prospects

When Vander Blue made the decision to forgo his senior season he let it be known that his workouts leading up to the draft would be as a point guard, not the shooting guard position he played for three years at Marquette. Though Blue contended he ran the Golden Eagles offense at times, the reality […]

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Analysis of 2013 Big East TV Ratings

Let’s try this again. Last week we took a broad look at how the Big East teams fared when it came to TV ratings for national TV games and came to the conclusion that FOX Sports 1 way overpaid for the content they were receiving. That seemed to draw the ire of fans around the conference […]

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Marquette putting emphasis on recruiting big

The past two seasons Buzz Williams has been given the task of replacing All-Big East guards Darius Johnson-Odom and Vander Blue, and he accomplished that feat in his 2013 class. Five-star shooting guard Jajuan Johnson and combo guard Duane Wilson–both incoming freshmen–will log significant minutes next season and beyond, and junior Todd Mayo has performed […]

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Vander Blue’s best NBA fit

Vander Blue is now less than three weeks out from waiting to hear his name called in New York at the NBA draft. The 6-foot-4 guard has used the last two months to transform his game toward running the point, and after a successful two-day run at the Combine is generating interest from teams. To […]

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