Tag Archives: Synergy

Marquette Year in Review: Derrick Wilson

We apologize for these player reviews being so late into the offseason — Marquette played its last game nearly two months ago — but that pesky thing called the real world got in the way. That, and the coaching chance made us put these bad boys on the back burner. We’ll try and give you […]

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Marquette Year in Review: Chris Otule

We apologize for these player reviews being so late into the offseason — Marquette played its last game nearly two months ago — but that pesky thing called the real world got in the way. That, and the coaching chance made us put these bad boys on the back burner. We’ll try and give you […]

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Marquette Synergy: Individual defensive numbers

Averages and statistics mean little just three games into the season, though they do still mean something. While it’s difficult to make definitive statements — especially when two opponents were SWAC members — it’s still worth noting how players have fared in the early going, and may provide some insight toward Buzz Williams’ rotation that […]

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Buzz Williams’ fast-break dilemma

The departure of Vander Blue to the NBA draft presented brand-new questions Buzz Williams must address this offseason. With their top scorer, best perimeter defender and locker-room leader gone, the Golden Eagles must once again–for the fifth straight season, in fact–find an identity while replacing their go-to player. Their best player. In his junior season […]

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Meet me at the rim, Todd Mayo

The art of hyperbole has been perfected by the lauding of freshmen who make an impact early in the non-conference season and are suddenly the second coming of Kevin Durant. With brand-new players arriving on campus each season on the heels of dominant high school careers, it’s easy to get carried away in the 4-minute […]

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Postseason statistical primer: Marquette offense

Marquette’s offense has had its struggles–it failed to top 60 points five different times-in 2012-’13, but it’s impossible to deny the team’s efficiency. KenPom ranks the Golden Eagles as the 16th most efficient offense (113.9), almost three points higher than last year’s group (110.9), which featured Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom running the show. Having […]

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