Archive | July, 2013

Buycks continues to make most of opportunities

Dwight Buycks has been active on social media the last two weeks, thanking those who have congratulated him for earning a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Toronto Raptors. The point guard has transformed from a junior-college shooting guard to an NBA court general in a matter of four years, and while many have helped him […]

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Day 4 Pro-Am highlights and notebook

We finally made it out to the Scion Dental Milwaukee Pro-Am on Saturday afternoon and were able to quench some of that #mubb thirst that the offseason creates. (It’s not said enough but Jim Ganzer does a fantastic job setting this event up and it’s well worth an hour or two of your time. Check […]

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Marquette’s Summer League recap

No introduction necessary here. Marquette had eight former players participate in the Orlando and Las Vegas Summer Leagues. Here’s how they fared and what’s next for each: Vander Blue (6 games) — 21.2 minutes — 11.0 points; 22-for-55 (40%) FG; 6-for-16 (37.5%) 3FG; 16-for-21 (76.2%) FT — 3.7 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 0.8 steals, 1.8 turnovers […]

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Analyzing Marquette’s zone-offense numbers

Buzz Williams said at last year’s media day that he studies zone offenses for an entire month in the offseason. He’s done this each year in an attempt to improve his team’s play in an area he faced often in the Big East. Once known as a 3-point shooting, guard-oriented group, Williams has found — […]

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Greska: Class of 2013 crucial for Buzz Williams

Note: I hate hyperbole in writing. There are so many words in the English language to accurately portray a certain event/feeling/situation that going to the extremes strikes me as lazy and unintelligent. It’s even more irritating in sports writing. If you can’t find an apt comparison without thoughtlessly drabbing generalizations all over the place, you […]

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Brotherly love: What O.J. being in MKE does for Todd

  2012 was a trying year for Todd Mayo, to say the least. In the second half of his freshman season his averages decreased to 6.7 points per game and he shot just 41.2 percent from the field, down from 42.6 in 2011. His 3-point numbers also took a hit post-New Year’s Eve. Buzz Williams […]

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