Tag Archives: Chris Otule

Why Todd Mayo is what the MU offense needs

It’s difficult to determine exactly where Todd Mayo has improved in his junior season. The per-40 minute numbers are up in every major statistical category, and his percentages are improved from even his freshman season — his 3-point percentage stands at 32.6 percent, slightly worse than his 33 percent mark in 2011-12. His defensive rating […]

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Chris Otule: A model of advanced efficiency

In a season such as this — Marquette is 2-2 in Big East play and faces as close to murderer’s row as a team can find in this conference — it’s easy to focus on where the Golden Eagles have gone wrong. Pick your poison, close your eyes and put your finger down on any […]

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Attempting to figure out Davante Gardner’s struggles

At Thursday’s media session Marquette head coach Buzz Williams made some interesting remarks about sixth man Davante Gardner’s recent struggles, saying the talented big man “has not been consistent in his work at any point” and that “he doesn’t work hard enough to be consistent.” They’re shocking words to hear about a player who has […]

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Derrick Wilson: Helping or hurting Marquette?

The biggest story line at this season’s media day was Derrick Wilson. Buzz Williams spoke at length about how important it would be for him to trust Wilson on a daily basis. His spot in the starting lineup was secure, as were his 25 minutes per game. But, as always, that wasn’t going to be […]

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Scouting Report: Lobos full of star power, short on depth

It’s finally here. As much fun as Ohio State coming to the Bradley Center was (supposed to be), as intriguing as it was watching different philosophies collide at the Kohl Center against Wisconsin and as much as we’re all looking forward to the “new” Big East, tonight may be the most fun matchup on Marquette’s […]

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Juan Anderson: Back and better than ever

Eight months ago, I was bummed. I received a text message that sophomore Juan Anderson had decided to transfer from Marquette, citing personal reasons and an opportunity to earn more playing time closer to home. Through two years the Oakland native had battled nagging injuries, junior-college transfers playing ahead of him and the nasty reality […]

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