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Tag Archives: T.J. Taylor

MU freshmen have different backgrounds, similar goals

One recruit had his name plastered on every top-100 rankings across the country, won three straight state championships at a powerhouse high school in the heart of Chicago and was tagged, at one point by lead recruiter Tony Benford, as the second coming of Big East Player of the Year Jae Crowder. The other recruit […]

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Rounding out the 2013 class: Shooting guard

Before the 2012 season begins, Paint Touches will look at how Buzz Williams and Marquette can finish their 2013 recruiting class. As it stands, Marquette has one open scholarship for the class. If Chris Otule does not return for a sixth season, Marquette would have two open spots. With Todd Mayo’s future uncertain, and the […]

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Rounding out the 2013 class: Point guard

Before the 2012 season begins, Paint Touches will look at how Buzz Williams and Marquette can finish their 2013 recruiting class. As it stands, Marquette has one open scholarship for the class. If Chris Otule does not return for a sixth season, Marquette would have two open spots. Todd Mayo appears to have done enough […]

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Mayo brings back outside shooting, defense

As first reported by Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook’s Mark Miller, Todd Mayo will be reinstated to the Marquette basketball team. Paint Touches has NOT confirmed this report, but the reinstatement was expected. The sophomore shooting guard was suspended on June 28 for undisclosed reasons. If reports are true, first and foremost, Mayo’s return puts Marquette at […]

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What T.J. Taylor’s departure means for Marquette

There are plenty of theories to go around as to why T.J. Taylor, an incoming sophomore who spent last season at Paris Junior College, has “withdrawn from Marquette,” according a tweet from @muathletics. But for whatever reason Taylor chose to leave just two weeks into his arrival on campus, his departure leaves Marquette desperately thin […]

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Combo guard Taylor-made for Buzz and Marquette

T.J. Taylor has been to junior college. He has been called an underdog. He is committed to working hard on a daily basis to perfect his craft and prove his doubters wrong. No, it’s not difficult to see why Buzz Williams likes his newest guard. The sixth junior college commitment for Williams in five recruiting […]

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