Tag Archives: Big East Player of the Year

For Jae Crowder, hard work pays off

Following a Senior Day win over Georgetown in which he finished with 26 points, 14 rebounds and five steals, Jae Crowder said he was “on cloud nine.” But just when he thought his senior season couldn’t get any better, Tuesday afternoon the Big East announced Crowder had been awarded Big East Player of the Year. […]

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Jae Crowder BEPoY primer

Mark Strotman will have the full write-up tomorrow, but after seeing the way West Virginia fans feel the world is out to get them, a quick chart should settle things (ok it won’t settle anything because they love a good conspiracy theory). Just look at the way Crowder finished the year. He dominated Kevin Jones […]

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Jae Crowder: the Big East’s best

Marquette coach Buzz Williams was not shy about his Big East player of the year selection. When asked about West Virginia’s Kevin Jones, the consensus front runner and opponent tomorrow, his answer was blunt. “He’s the Player of the Year, period,” Williams said. “So who’s going to guard him and when are they going to […]

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Five Point Play V7: A look at DJO

After two impressive seasons playing sidekick to Lazar Hayward and then Jimmy Butler, senior guard Darius Johnson-Odom has finally entered the spotlight as the go-to scorer for the No. 21 Marquette Golden Eagles. Johnson-Odom, a preseason First Team All-Big East selection, exploded onto the scene in 2009, his first year with Marquette, averaging 13.0 points […]

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