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Harris transforms into a ‘Marquette player’

When then-high school sophomore Malek Harris took the 90-minute drive from Orland Park, Ill., to Milwaukee in June 2012, his expectations weren’t all that high. Marquette had begun to show interest one month after assistant Isaac Chew and his Chicago ties were hired to Buzz Williams’ staff. But by Harris’ own admission — “I was […]

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Buzz goes back to the switchable route with Harris

It’s been a while since Buzz Williams hauled in a true switchable, but 6-foot-7 Malek Harris, who gave an oral commitment to Marquette during his unofficial visit Wednesday, is exactly that and a perfect fit for the Golden Eagles. Harris had been on Marquette’s radar for some time and lead recruiter Isaac Chew, using his […]

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Steve Taylor feature on CSNChicago.com

Two of my associates at CSNChicago.com and I were able to follow around Steve Taylor last week to see how the former Simeon star is adjusting to the college life, and how he is using what he learned in Chicago to help make the Golden Eagles one of the top teams in the country. Along […]

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Best 2014 recruiting fits for Marquette

With Selection Sunday now 24 hours away, content will be heavily-focused, if not entirely focused on Marquette’s opponent and results for the next month. After that we’ll have end-of-the-season reports and a look-ahead to next year’s team, so it will be a while until the recruiting trail heats up. With that in mind, we wanted […]

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Balanced 2013 class sets Marquette up for success

Marquette received all five national letters of intent from its 2013 commitments yesterday, marking the most heralded recruiting class in Buzz Williams’ five seasons as head coach. The group is as balanced as any he’s had, and features three consensus top-100 players and a junior college All-American, made all the more impressive with both of […]

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Johnson finds MU again, buys into family culture

When newly appointed assistant Isaac Chew made a visit to Memphis to see Jajuan Johnson, the 6-foot-5 shooting guard told Chew thanks, but no thanks. At one point Johnson had coveted Marquette as his potential landing spot. But that was before lead recruiter Scott Monarch was fired  in late August. After Monarch’s abrupt dismissal, Marquette […]

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