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Steve Wojciechowski and his perfect Marquette record

I ran into a friend last weekend who doubles as a college basketball enthusiast, and he wanted to know about Marquette. I admitted I hadn’t been as on the beat in recent months as I would have liked, as the summer of Carmelo Anthony had taken up most of my time in Chicago and my […]

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Marial Shayok granted release; what it means for Marquette

Marquette lost its first player in the post-Buzz Williams era when Scout’s Evan Daniels reported that 6-foot-6 forward Marial Shayok had been granted his release from the Golden Eagles. Shayok committed to Marquette in October, signed his national letter of intent a month later and was expected to contribute in his first year in Milwaukee. […]

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Why Ben Howland is the man for Marquette

Marquette’s next hire needs to be a home run. That’s true for just about every school in the country with a job opening, and the Golden Eagles aren’t exempt. A source told Paint Touches that the administration is looking for an experienced head coach who has “had elite success,” which seems to throw out the […]

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How the 2014 recruiting class can help Marquette

Marquette’s season officially ended Sunday night around 7:45, when the Golden Eagles were not one of the 19 teams selected for an at-large bid to the National Invitation Tournament. And while we’ll do plenty of analysis, review and opinion on this year’s 17-15 season, odds are most readers already are looking forward to next season. […]

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How Marquette can fix itself for next year

The somewhat surprising news came down around 7:45 p.m. that Marquette was not selected to participate in the National Invitation Tournament, and it officially closed the book on one of the most disappointing seasons in recent memory. A source told Paint Touches that Marquette did not turn down an invitation and, judging from the tweets […]

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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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