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Why was the Sweet 16 not good enough for Buzz?

Buzz Williams surprised a lot of people during Marquette Madness last season proclaiming that the Sweet 16 wasn’t good enough anymore, as seen in the video above. Without further comment, here’s what Buzz had to say about that earlier this summer at the Marquette BBQ. “I thought that our returning players were beginning to think […]

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Top 2012-13 Performances: No. 5 Chris Otule vs. Davidson

Statline: 11 pts, 11 reb, 4 blk, 4-5 FG, 3-4 FT, 22 min. Quality of opponent: 8/10. Davidson was a No. 14 seed in the East regional, but as we saw early this was not your typical mid-major. The Wildcats entered the NCAA Tournament on a 17-game winning streak, the longest in the country to […]

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Sources: Blue considering NBA draft

Junior shooting guard Vander Blue is contemplating forgoing his senior year to enter the 2013 NBA draft, multiple sources told PaintTouches.com. Blue has not made a definitive decision, but he could announce his choice later this week. Should he declare, per NCAA rules, he has until Apr. 16–the day before the spring signing period begins–to […]

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Fresh off Sweet 16 win, Blue still not satisifed

WASHINGTON — During Vander Blue’s first chance to speak with the media at the East Regional at the Verizon Center, the junior guard made it clear that making the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive year wasn’t good enough. He wanted more. So after leading the Golden Eagles into their first Elite 8 since 2003 […]

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Marquette toughness begins with Boot Camp

WASHINGTON —  Often times it’s said that NCAA Tournament games are won and lost during the July open AAU period, the idea being that you need to recruit well to win the big games. While you will never get anybody to totally dismiss that notion–every team needs talent–it clearly takes more than just 5-star recruits. […]

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Blue has unfinished business in Sweet 16

A young, lanky Vander Blue had been on campus as a Marquette freshman for just over two months when he entered his first ever “Life Lessons” sessions, led by his new head coach, Buzz Williams. Williams frequently holds the lectures for his team to talk about life, teach every-day skills and to grow as a […]

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