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Marquette Men’s Basketball: Taylor next in line of JUCOs

Mark Strotman

May 3, 2012

Filed under Sports

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... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Crowder focusing on agility work

Mark Strotman

May 1, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Jae Crowder will have plenty to offer NBA teams at the next level with his unique skill set of outside shooting, rebounding and leadership. But as he prepares to make the move from forward to shooting guard, the one area Crowder... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Benford moves on to head coach at North Texas

Mark Strotman

April 26, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Former Marquette associate head coach Tony Benford was named head coach at North Texas on Tuesday. Benford spent the last four seasons at Marquette and will replace Johnny Jones, who coached the Mean Green the last 11 seasons. Benford... Read more »

Men’s Basketball: Jae Crowder looks to move back to guard

Mark Strotman

April 24, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Former Marquette forward Jae Crowder was known around college basketball as one of the hardest-working forwards in the country. When his name is called on June 28 in New York City at the NBA Draft, however, the team that drafts Crowder will be adding a shooting... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: No rest for the weary during the offseason

Mark Strotman

April 19, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

After the Marquette men's basketball team arrived home following its Sweet 16 loss to Florida in Phoenix, it took a few days to rest. But less than a week later, the Golden Eagles were back in the gym and weight room to get a ... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: DJO, Crowder share MVP title

Mark Strotman

April 17, 2012

Filed under Sports

Seniors Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom were the big winners at last Wednesday’s men’s basketball awards banquet, held at Milwaukee’s Renaissance Place. The night, hosted by former MUTV Sports reporter Brad Ga... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Players bought into ‘sacrifice for the string’ mantra

Mark Strotman

April 12, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Like most college basketball teams, Marquette dealt with adversity this year. Injuries, suspensions and a pair of losses heading into the NCAA Tournament tested the Golden Eagles’ will as much as any team in the nation. But through every rough stretch, Buzz... Read more »

Marquette Club Sports: Walker tosses first ever perfect game

Mark Strotman

April 10, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

The day before Dan Walker took the mound against Wisconsin-Whitewater, his roommate asked the Marquette club baseball ace if he had ever thrown a perfect game. "There's no way in hell I could ever do that," Walker resp... Read more »

New rotations bring adjustments to MU’s hitting line

Mark Strotman

April 3, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Expected growing pains at the outside position were evident in Marquette's five-set home loss to Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Thursday. But there were stretches of promise that have the Golden Eagles hopeful that chemistry will continue... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: Wilson continues stream of local talent

Mark Strotman

March 29, 2012

Filed under Sports

A year ago, high school junior Duane Wilson Jr. thought it was different that the Marquette coaching staff spoke to him about everything but basketball during his recruitment. Welcome to Buzz Williams’ world. The Whitefish... Read more »

Marquette Men’s Basketball: A season to remember

Mark Strotman

March 27, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Buzz Williams was asked in Louisville to describe his team in one word. His response: "Resilient or relentless, depending on our mood." Williams has had a way with words this year, but he also accurately portrayed the pers... Read more »

Men’s basketball hopes to take away Gator’s bite from beyond the arc

Mark Strotman

March 22, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

A year ago, Marquette defeated Syracuse to advance to the Sweet 16, and a post-game celebration of tears, hugs and elation filled the Quicken Loans Arena. Once again, they've reached that sweet spot. But this year, the Golden Eagles understand there are bigger goals t... Read more »

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