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Author Archives | Matt Trebby

Vander Blue: Transformation complete

In case anyone needed more reassurance, Vander Blue proved Saturday night against Butler that his transformation to clutch scorer is complete. After two seasons of disappointing fans’ expectations, Blue is now the Golden Eagles go-to-scorer. The junior guard, who shot a combined 40.5 percent from the field in his first two seasons at Marquette, is […]

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Cadougan, Wilson point Marquette in right direction

Junior Cadougan and Derrick Wilson are very different, which makes them both extremely useful for head coach Buzz Williams. Cadougan, an offensive spark-plug, and Wilson, a defensive fiend, have both played well this season for Marquette. After two games of the NCAA Tournament, though, Williams thinks one is the reason that the Golden Eagles are […]

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Marquette has vivid memory of Clarke buzzer-beater

Marquette has had success this year by focusing on each game possession-by-possession. The Golden Eagles haven’t been able to have a long-term memory this season. They would not have had the success they did if that was the case. But there’s always been one play that has been stuck in the back of their mind. […]

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Win over Marquette seems like forever ago to Butler

Brad Stevens doesn’t let his teams linger on results for too long. He’s prone to move to the next game immediately after it occurs. So when Rotnei Clarke was asked about his buzzer-beating three-pointer to beat Marquette back in November, he says it feels like that happened a while ago. “We’ve moved past definitely just […]

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Senior duo provides spark to keep Marquette alive

Within Marquette struggling late against 14-seed Davidson this afternoon, two of its seniors were playing quite possibly their best games of the year. Redshirt senior Chris Otule had his first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 11 rebounds, while senior Trent Lockett had five points to go with an impressive 11 rebounds in […]

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