Tag Archives: Lazar Hayward

Marquette’s Summer League recap

No introduction necessary here. Marquette had eight former players participate in the Orlando and Las Vegas Summer Leagues. Here’s how they fared and what’s next for each: Vander Blue (6 games) — 21.2 minutes — 11.0 points; 22-for-55 (40%) FG; 6-for-16 (37.5%) 3FG; 16-for-21 (76.2%) FT — 3.7 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 0.8 steals, 1.8 turnovers […]

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Heroic freshman season will define Cadougan

Junior Cadougan likely will be remembered for his buzzer-beating heroics earlier this year against Connecticut, which eventually became the difference in Marquette clinching a share of the Big East title for the first time. But now that Cadougan’s collegiate career has ended, a reflection on his marvelous four-year career reveals that his most impressive season […]

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Blue has unfinished business in Sweet 16

A young, lanky Vander Blue had been on campus as a Marquette freshman for just over two months when he entered his first ever “Life Lessons” sessions, led by his new head coach, Buzz Williams. Williams frequently holds the lectures for his team to talk about life, teach every-day skills and to grow as a […]

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Jamil Wilson is not Jae or Jimmy, and that’s just fine

Having never played a minute under Buzz Williams, Jamil Wilson was already being talked about as the replacement to first-round draft pick Jimmy Butler going into the start of last season. Expectations soared for the 6-foot-7 redshirt sophomore, as a starting role was all but guaranteed. Yet, 10 games into his Marquette career, the Oregon […]

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Burning question: Marquette’s leading rebounder?

Week 1: Marquette’s leading scorer? Week 2: Todd Mayo or Vander Blue? Week 3: Top five in the Big East? Mark Strotman: Marquette had the luxury of one of the premier players in the Big East last season in Jae Crowder, who averaged 8.4 rebounds per game. That ranked eighth in the conference, and while he’s since […]

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TSP Bracket: Jae Crowder vs. Lazar Hayward

2. Jae Crowder (2011-2012)            vs.   7. Lazar Hayward (2009-2010) The case for Crowder: It’s not fair to say he came out of nowhere, seeing as his father was a pretty good basketball player himself, but who would have thought a junior-college transfer would dominate the premier conference in the country and put in […]

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