Tag Archives: Darius Johnson-Odom

Meet me at the rim, Todd Mayo

The art of hyperbole has been perfected by the lauding of freshmen who make an impact early in the non-conference season and are suddenly the second coming of Kevin Durant. With brand-new players arriving on campus each season on the heels of dominant high school careers, it’s easy to get carried away in the 4-minute […]

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Player review: Jamil Wilson

What he did well: After showing some signs of life in his first season with Marquette–he sat out the 2010-11 season after transferring from Oregon–Wilson was expected to be one of Marquette’s breakout players following the departures of Darius Johnson-Odom and Jae Crowder. That didn’t happen entirely for the 6-foot-7 Wilson, but more strides were […]

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Blue completes leadership, offensive transformation

Vander Blue stepped to the free throw line in the closing seconds of Marquette’s 63-50 win over South Florida. He had just converted a lay-up to tally his 29th and 30th points of the evening, a new career-high and a feat Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom never accomplished at Marquette, when Junior Cadougan sauntered over to Buzz […]

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Warriors Abroad: New season edition

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of the new season for our regular feature here at Paint Touches. Warriors Abroad focuses on the goings-on of former Marquette players in their professional basketball careers.  If you have any suggestions or have any information as to the locations of player’s whose info we do not have posted, drop […]

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Marquette Season Preview

On the heels of back-to-back Sweet 16 appearances, Marquette enters the season with an uncharacteristic dark cloud hovering overhead. The preseason is usually a time for unwarranted optimism and strikingly homeristic predictions, yet, for the Golden Eagles, any positive news has been either overshadowed or clouded by other negative news. Whether it be the Buzz […]

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Summer suspensions hold value to Williams

Buzz Williams will send home one of his players next summer. And he’ll do the same the summer after that, too. These offseason suspensions may not only be the result of a punishment handed down to straighten out a player, but also acts as part of his philosophy to let his players understand the value […]

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