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NBA Summer League: Marquette players’ recaps

The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League will wrap up Monday when the Rockets square off against the Wizards. And while that game won’t feature any former Marquette players, five did suit up last week in Las Vegas. Here’s a quick wrap-up of each players’ performance, with their stats linked. Dwight Buycks Buycks earned himself a contract […]

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Going forward, Marquette must find its Shabazz Napier-type

With every curl he ran off of to perfection, with every 3-pointer he attempted with ease and with every transition attempt he confidently attacked the basket on, Shabazz Napier left those watching Monday’s national championship in more awe than the play before. This wasn’t anything new for Connecticut’s senior point guard, who scored 25 points in a […]

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Duane Wilson should take a lesson from Junior Cadougan

It’s difficult to argue one way or another whether Junior Cadougan made the smart decision in 2010 when, just four months removed from surgery to repair an Achilles injury in his left foot, he returned to the Golden Eagles lineup for the last 16 games of his short-lived freshman season. The decision was his to […]

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Duane Wilson’s injury means back to 2010 style

When freshman Junior Cadougan crumbled to the Kasten gym floor in September 2009 with a torn Achilles tendon , it left an already thin point-guard position even weaker. The top-100 recruit was expected to play a significant role on Marquette’s second unit, but a four-to-six month rehabilitation prognosis ended those talks for the foreseeable future. […]

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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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Buycks continues to make most of opportunities

Dwight Buycks has been active on social media the last two weeks, thanking those who have congratulated him for earning a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Toronto Raptors. The point guard has transformed from a junior-college shooting guard to an NBA court general in a matter of four years, and while many have helped him […]

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