Archive | October, 2013

Duane Wilson to miss start of season due to injury

Duane Wilson will miss the start of the season, Marquette’s Twitter account revealed on Monday. At 6-foot-2, 180 pounds, Wilson was expected to be a contributor from day one backing up Derrick Wilson at point guard. He possessed incredible quickness in high school and AAU ball that made him a consensus top-75 player, ranked as […]

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How predictive is the AP poll for Marquette?

It’s like clockwork. The AP will release its poll. Twitter will rise up in anger over so and so being too low and so and so’s rival being overrated. In response to that response a chorus of Tweets will ensue about how it’s just a meaningless poll and people should stop obsessing over it. Back […]

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How much do freshmen play for Buzz Williams?

Everyone knows Buzz Williams doesn’t play freshmen. It’s been obvious to any observer the past five years and became even more so in a study by Dan Hammer on RealGM showing that Buzz plays freshmen less than any other coach in the country giving them only 8 percent of possible minutes. It’s very convincing and […]

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Shayok commits to Marquette, bigs still on the radar

On the same day Buzz Williams and the Golden Eagles received a crushing blow, they also received some good news when 6-foot-6 wing Marial Shayok announced his commitment to Marquette via Twitter. Earlier in the day it was announced that 6-foot-8 junior-college junior Jameel McKay had decided to transfer from the school before ever playing […]

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Jameel Mckay announces his transfer from Marquette

Jameel McKay had yet to suit up for one game at Marquette before declaring his intention to transfer on Twitter. After long talk with family I will be transferring from MU great place and program now I’m looking forward to searching for a new Home — FromRags2Riches (@ShowTime_McKay) October 17, 2013 I appreciate coaching staff […]

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What’s in a name? Lots of confusion

Buzz Williams rarely finds himself confused, especially when it comes to his own team. What has made Marquette successful during his tenure as head coach is understanding the ins and outs of his players and being able to communicate both on a personal and business level. He’s had his fair share of J’s and D’s, […]

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