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Marquette Season Preview

On the heels of back-to-back Sweet 16 appearances, Marquette enters the season with an uncharacteristic dark cloud hovering overhead. The preseason is usually a time for unwarranted optimism and strikingly homeristic predictions, yet, for the Golden Eagles, any positive news has been either overshadowed or clouded by other negative news. Whether it be the Buzz […]

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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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Going pro: Ranking the roster on NBA potential

Buzz Williams sent his second and third recruits to the NBA in June, as Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom joined Jimmy Butler at the next level. In four seasons as head coach, Williams has had a player enter the NBA each year (Wes Matthews, Lazar Hayward), and an increasingly talented roster only should add to […]

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Haunted Hoops 2012 Analysis

In a bit of a shakeup from previous editions of the Haunted Hoops scrimmage, Marquette played two 12-minute “games” with the score re-setting at the half instead of two 15-minute halves with a running score like in previous years. The team was broken down into blue and white squads of similar talent distribution. The Blue […]

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Marquette Madness Photo Gallery

Re-live some of the best moment’s from Friday night’s Marquette Madness with a gallery of photos by our new photographer A. Martina Ibanez-Baldor. Be sure to click on the images to expand them. For more exclusive pictures, “Like” the Paint Touches page on Facebook.  

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Marquette Madness news and notes

The 2012-2013 Marquette campaign kicked off in impressive fashion Friday night with Marquette Madness at the Al McGuire Center. There’s not a whole lot to take away from Friday night’s activities, if anything, but if one thing is apparent it’s this: Buzz Williams has his most athletic team in five seasons since he took over […]

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