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Tag Archives: Aaron Durley

How have Buzz Williams transfers fared post-MU?

Thanks to Twitter follower @sgriffin_87to98 for the idea to look into Marquette’s transfers during the Buzz Williams era. Williams hasn’t hit on each of his recruits — what college coach has? — and some have seen success at other schools, while others seem to have disappeared. Let’s jump right into it: *The year in parentheses […]

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2011, 2012 recruiting classes crippling Marquette rotation

Al McGuire said it perfectly, that “the best thing about freshmen is that they become sophomores.” McGuire’s quote likely could have extended to sophomores becoming juniors, and juniors becoming seniors. There’s a natural progression that all Division I basketball players go through, and coaching staffs do their best to move that along as quickly and […]

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Aaron Durley granted release

The Marquette Athletic Department sent an email Friday that Aaron Durley, a 6-foot-10 incoming recruit, would not be joining the program next season. “It has been a privilege and pleasure building a relationship with Aaron and his family,” head coach Buzz Williams said.  “We wish Aaron the absolute best in his future academic and athletic […]

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Amid false report, Durley remains fully committed to Marquette

Aaron Durley, a 6-foot-11 inch forward from Houston, re-affirmed his commitment to Marquette University, six days after unconfirmed reports surfaced that he would not attend in the fall of 2012. Jim Hicks of RCS Sports reported last Monday that Durley would attend junior college, falsely claiming that Durley and his parents knew their intentions even […]

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Marquette signs four, continues to balance roster

By Mark Strotman All four Marquette commitments for the 2012 recruiting class signed and sent their National Letters of Intent to coach Buzz Williams Wednesday morning. Junior college guard T.J. Taylor, and high school seniors forward Steve Taylor, wing Jamal Ferguson and center Aaron Durley were among those who signed on the first day student […]

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Durley becomes Marquette’s fourth ’12 recruit

By Mark Strotman The more Aaron Durley continued to grow during his teen years, the more he realized there weren’t many 6-foot -11-inch professional baseball players. It was then that Marquette’s newest recruit of the 2012 class began to focus primarily on basketball, dropping his first love on the diamond for the hardwood. “I was […]

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