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Grading Each Player’s Performance at the Paradise Jam

The Marquette men’s basketball team may have been in the warm sunshine of the Virgin Islands this past weekend, but it took care of business on the court, making mincemeat of Winthrop (95-73), Mississippi (96-66) and battling Norfolk State to a 59-57 victory. Below is an evaluation of each player’s performance this weekend using an […]

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If you ain’t first you’re last

Buzz Williams will seek his first tournament championship as Marquette’s coach this weekend as his No. 21/19 Golden Eagles (2-0) open the Paradise Jam tournament in the Virgin Islands with a matchup against the Winthrop Eagles (0-2) on Friday. Senior guard Darius Johnson-Odom, Marquette’s leading scorer two games in (20.5 points per game), acknowledged the […]

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Blue’s confidence and maturity paying off

Vander Blue understood the scrutiny surrounding him after a disappointing freshman campaign. But just two games into his sophomore campaign, it’s apparent that Blue is out to turn doubters into believers. A highly-touted recruit of of high school, Blue averaged just 5.0 points per game in 19 minutes as a freshman and was nearly invisible […]

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