Tag Archives: Dallas Mavericks

JUCO transfers come full-circle for Buzz

This is Part 5 of an exclusive six-part series documenting how Marquette head coach Buzz Williams has grown since he took over the helm in 2008. Part I (Sept. 9): Four dusty corners: Where it all began Part II (Sept. 16): Bringing order to a chaotic life, one day at a time Part III (Sept. 24): Buzz Williams: […]

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Brotherly love: What O.J. being in MKE does for Todd

  2012 was a trying year for Todd Mayo, to say the least. In the second half of his freshman season his averages decreased to 6.7 points per game and he shot just 41.2 percent from the field, down from 42.6 in 2011. His 3-point numbers also took a hit post-New Year’s Eve. Buzz Williams […]

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Vander Blue’s top 5 NBA team fits

The beauty of the NBA draft — any professional sports draft, for that matter — is that a player does not need every team in the respective league to covet him. 96.7 percent, if we’re talking NBA, of the general managers could have no interest in a player’s services, but that 3.3 percent, that one […]

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Crowder, Johnson-Odom wind up in great locations

Thursday night, Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson became the 55th and 56 Marquette players to be selected in the NBA Draft. They were the first pair of players to be drafted together since 1983, when Doc Rivers (2nd round, No. 31 overall) and Terrell Schlundt (7th round, No. 148 overall) were drafted. Crowder was selected […]

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Jae Crowder selected by Dallas

With the 34th pick of the 2012 NBA draft, the Dallas Mavericks selected forward Jae Crowder, making him  33rd Marquette player to join the exclusive NBA pro ranks. Crowder transformed himself from a little known high school prospect, to a lightly recruited junior-college guard, to the 2012 Big East Player of the Year and a 2nd […]

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Jae Crowder: Path to the NBA, 6/21

One day at time. For many of the NBA Draft hopefuls, that phrase can be difficult to follow, as it’s easy to get caught up waiting for individual workouts or the actual draft, now just one week away. But for Jae Crowder, doing everything one day at a time has become gospel, and a way […]

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