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Marquette failed in the non-conference and has fewer opportunities to make it up in the Big Eat. (USA Today)

Marquette Year in Review: Jajuan Johnson

We apologize for these player reviews being so late into the offseason — Marquette played its last game nearly two months ago — but that pesky thing called the real world got in the way. That, and the coaching chance made us put these bad boys on the back burner. We’ll try and give you […]

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Marquette Year in Review: Todd Mayo

We apologize for these player reviews being so late into the offseason — Marquette played its last game nearly two months ago — but that pesky thing called the real world got in the way. That, and the coaching chance made us put these bad boys on the back burner. We’ll try and give you […]

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Why Derrick Wilson is not to blame for the MU offense

Every team not playing in a postseason tournament has its scapegoat, and there’s no denying who the public has deemed the cause for Marquette’s woes in 2013-14. But is it justified? Derrick Wilson was expected to enter the starting point guard role after playing Junior Cadougan’s understudy as a freshman and sophomore. The two players […]

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Buzz Williams secured his fifth commitment in the 2014 class today. (USA Today)

How Marquette can fix itself for next year

The somewhat surprising news came down around 7:45 p.m. that Marquette was not selected to participate in the National Invitation Tournament, and it officially closed the book on one of the most disappointing seasons in recent memory. A source told Paint Touches that Marquette did not turn down an invitation and, judging from the tweets […]

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Davante Gardner taking over for Marquette down the stretch

As Marquette filed into its locker room at halftime, Buzz Williams was cautiously pleased. His team had turned the ball over just twice, scored 37 points and trailed by just three to a Georgetown team that had shot 52 percent and made five 3-pointers in the first half. But Williams, ever the perfectionist, had one […]

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