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Why was the Sweet 16 not good enough for Buzz?

Buzz Williams surprised a lot of people during Marquette Madness last season proclaiming that the Sweet 16 wasn’t good enough anymore, as seen in the video above. Without further comment, here’s what Buzz had to say about that earlier this summer at the Marquette BBQ. “I thought that our returning players were beginning to think […]

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Top 2012-13 Performances: No. 9 Jamil Wilson vs. Miami

The top 10 10. Trent Lockett vs. Miami Stat line: 16 pts, 8 reb, 3 blk, 2 ast, 33 min. Quality of opponent: 9/10. Miami came into this Sweet 16 matchup as a solid favorite to advance. They were the ACC regular season and tournament champions, having spent the last two months of the season in the […]

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Top 2012-13 Performances: No. 10 Trent Lockett vs. Miami

Stat line: 8 pts, 11 reb, 2 ast, 38 min. Quality of opponent: 9/10. Miami came into this Sweet 16 matchup as a solid favorite to advance. They were the ACC regular season and tournament champions, having spent the last two months of the season in the top-10 of the AP polls, reaching as high as […]

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Blue puts Marquette season in perspective

By: Bobby Bancroft Special to PaintTouches.com WASHINGTON — It has to be the worst part of the job. When you walk into a college basketball locker room immediately following a season-ending loss, you never know what you are going to get. Even though most of us become conditioned to think of the players as something […]

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Fresh off Sweet 16 win, Blue still not satisifed

WASHINGTON — During Vander Blue’s first chance to speak with the media at the East Regional at the Verizon Center, the junior guard made it clear that making the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive year wasn’t good enough. He wanted more. So after leading the Golden Eagles into their first Elite 8 since 2003 […]

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Marquette toughness begins with Boot Camp

WASHINGTON —  Often times it’s said that NCAA Tournament games are won and lost during the July open AAU period, the idea being that you need to recruit well to win the big games. While you will never get anybody to totally dismiss that notion–every team needs talent–it clearly takes more than just 5-star recruits. […]

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