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Analyzing the MU freshmen at the halfway mark

We’re just past the halfway mark of the 2013-14 season (Marquette has played 17 games; it has 15 guaranteed games remaining) and given the Golden Eagles’ struggles to date, it’s only fair to look at how their first-year players have performed. There’s been good (#BANE), bad (Jameel McKay says goodbye) and ugly (Duane Wilson redshirts) […]

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MU freshmen have different backgrounds, similar goals

One recruit had his name plastered on every top-100 rankings across the country, won three straight state championships at a powerhouse high school in the heart of Chicago and was tagged, at one point by lead recruiter Tony Benford, as the second coming of Big East Player of the Year Jae Crowder. The other recruit […]

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Five Point Play V2, The Freshman Edition

Which freshman is most “Big East-ready” to contribute immediately? Andrei Greska, Marquette Tribune: Derrick Wilson. Ironically, I think he has the lowest ceiling of all the freshmen, but his football playing background means he has the body to withstand the pounding that comes with playing in the Big East. Juan Anderson is simply too skinny at this point […]

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