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Tag Archives: Maurice Acker

Duane Wilson should take a lesson from Junior Cadougan

It’s difficult to argue one way or another whether Junior Cadougan made the smart decision in 2010 when, just four months removed from surgery to repair an Achilles injury in his left foot, he returned to the Golden Eagles lineup for the last 16 games of his short-lived freshman season. The decision was his to […]

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Buycks continues to make most of opportunities

Dwight Buycks has been active on social media the last two weeks, thanking those who have congratulated him for earning a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Toronto Raptors. The point guard has transformed from a junior-college shooting guard to an NBA court general in a matter of four years, and while many have helped him […]

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How good was Trent Lockett’s senior year?

It’s remarkable how quick college basketball players go through the system, arriving as high-profiled freshmen, improving as sophomores and finding their respective roles–large or small–as junior and seniors. Vander Blue’s time as a lanky first-year reserve seemed like just days ago while watching him drop 30 points on South Florida, hit clutch shot after clutch […]

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Summer suspensions hold value to Williams

Buzz Williams will send home one of his players next summer. And he’ll do the same the summer after that, too. These offseason suspensions may not only be the result of a punishment handed down to straighten out a player, but also acts as part of his philosophy to let his players understand the value […]

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TSP Bracket: Dwyane Wade vs. Maurice Acker

This is the first match-up of a 16-person bracket looking at the best individual season performances of the last decade. The complete bracket is at the bottom of each match-up. Vote early and share it. The more votes, the better. 1. Dwyane Wade (2002-2003)     vs.    16. Maurice Acker (2009-2010) The case for […]

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Where are they now? Warriors Abroad

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of what we hope becomes a regular feature to Paint Touches. Warriors Abroad will focus on the goings-on of former Marquette players in their professional basketball careers. It will be a nice neat roundup of stats or other achievements Google translate helps us out with. If you have […]

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