Tag Archives: Aki Collins

Player Breakdown: Jamil Wilson

This is part of  Paint Touches’ series breaking down each players’s 2011-2012 campaign and looking forward to next year. A big thank you to assistant coach Aki Collins, who provided exclusive, in-depth analysis on each player. What he did well: After a rather inauspicious start to his Marquette career which saw limited minutes and little in […]

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Player breakdown: Juan Anderson

This is part of  Paint Touches’ series breaking down each players’s 2011-2012 campaign and looking forward to next year. A big thank you to assistant coach Aki Collins, who provided exclusive, in-depth analysis on each player. What he did well: Juan Anderson’s development was sped up by Chris Otule’s and Davante Gardner’s injuries, but he held […]

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Sacrificing for the string carried Golden Eagles through rough times

Like most college basketball teams, Marquette dealt with adversity this year. Injuries, suspensions and a pair of losses heading into the NCAA Tournament tested the Golden Eagles’ will as much as any team in the nation. But through every rough stretch, Buzz’s group persevered thanks to a piece of string. Specifically, thanks to sacrificing for […]

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Player Breakdown: Junior Cadougan

This is part of  Paint Touches’ series breaking down each players’s 2011-2012 campaign and looking forward to next year. A big thank you to assistant coach Aki Collins, who provided exclusive, in-depth analysis on each player. What he did well: Junior Cadougan was the key that made Marquette’s high octane engine hum on offense when […]

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Player breakdown: Chris Otule

This is part of  Paint Touches’ series breaking down each players’s 2011-2012 campaign and looking forward to next year. A big thank you to assistant coach Aki Collins, who provided exclusive, in-depth analysis on each player. What he did well: A devastating knee injury cost Chris Otule all but seven games of his junior year, but he […]

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Player Breakdown: Derrick Wilson

What he did well: Defend. Coming into the season Derrick Wilson knew the only way freshmen see minutes under Buzz is to play defense at a high level and Derrick took it to heart. He became a cog in the defense for offense lineups and saw action in all but two games this year. His defensive […]

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