Marquette Wire

LEARY: Motives behind shocking McKay transfer remain unclear

Patrick Leary

October 22, 2013

Eleven days ago, I sunk into a folding chair on the court of the Al McGuire Center next to Marquette junior forward Jameel McKay. McKay and I talked for roughly four minutes. The 6-foot-8-inch transfer from Indian Hills Community College th...

Williams hopes team will maintain formula for success in 2013-14

Trey Killian

October 15, 2013

Marquette coach Buzz Williams began his first press conference of the 2013-14 season the way he does many things– unconventionally. “I never know what to say to you guys, you already know everything,” Williams told Milwaukee media Friday. “So I’ll just open it up to any questions because I know what...

KILLIAN: Williams’ latest commit reflects changing recruiting landscape

Trey Killian

September 5, 2013

 Phillip Flory has yet to play a regular season high school basketball game for Wisconsin Rapids, but on Saturday he immediately accepted Marquette coach Buzz Williams’ scholarship offer for the 2017 season. The 15-year-old guard, son of former Marquette standout Michael Flory, became the youngest recruit Williams has ever secured via verbal commitment. “I'm an organized person and now I know what I'm going to be doing four years from now,” Phillip told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Michael told the Journal Sentinel that Marquette was the only school to extend an offer at the time, though Indiana started showing interest. It’s hardly the most shocking move by a coach this year in regard to signing young talent. Alabama football coach Nick Saban extended a scholarship to eighth-grade phenom Dylan Moses back in February. Also, Fourteen-year-old basketball player Marvin Bagley III, is receivi...

Jamal Ferguson granted release, will transfer

Patrick Leary

April 9, 2013

Freshman point guard Jamal Ferguson didn't play much in 2012-13. Whether that alienated him from the program remains to be seen, but Ferguson has to decided to transfer schools next year. “I am hoping to find a school closer to m...

Buzz Williams highlights from today’s press conference

Trey Killian

March 29, 2013

Marquette coach Buzz Williams spoke to media today about tomorrow's Elite Eight matchup with Syracuse. Here are the always amusing highlights of the afternoon conversation. On two Big East teams playing for a trip to the Fin...

Golden Eagles talk Sweet Sixteen, Miami and Hamburger Helper

Trey Killian

March 26, 2013

Marquette coach Buzz Williams has claimed his team “isn’t very good” throughout the NCAA basketball season. Today before local media at the Al McGuire Center, he finally shed some light on that logic. “I don’t think I’m very goo...