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Coming off a breakout junior campaign for the Marquette Golden Eagles, shooting guard Vander Blue has decided to leave school a year early and enter the 2013 NBA Draft. Blue is by no means a lock to be a first round pick which makes the decision somewhat surprising. Allow me to break down why the decision both makes sense but could be one that Blue will regret.
Vander Blue’s growth from his sophomore year to his junior year was staggering. He developed a consistent jump shot, something that was totally lacking during his first two seasons at Marquette but still only connected on slightly above 30% from three-point range. The 6-4 Blue became the team’s go-to scorer especially in the clutch (see the St. John’s and Davidson games) and his evolving maturity and leadership made it nearly impossible for Buzz Williams to take him off the floor in big games.
Selfishly, I would have loved to see his game continue to blossom during his senior year where the Golden Eagles were shaping up t...
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According to the Marquette Athletics website, junior guard Vander Blue, will forego his final season of college ball and enter the 2013 NBA Draft. Blue says that he feels this is the right time for him to go pro although, some would disagree.
Junior guard Vander Blue of the Marquette University men’s basketball team announced Tuesday morning that he will forgo his final season...
MILWAUKEE -- After making the jump from role player to go-to scorer in his junior season, Vander Blue is headed to the NBA.
The Marquette University shooting guard made the decision to forgo his senior year official Tuesday in an announcement released by the school. Blue will hire an agent, which means there is no chance for him to change his mind and return to the Golden Eagles...
Marquette junior guard Vander Blue says he will skip his final season of eligibility and submit his name for the NBA Draft.
Blue ends his three years at Marquette with 80 starts in 106 appearances. The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 9.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and two assists per game. The Madison native finishes at Marquette with 982 points.
Blue thanked his coaches and staff at Marquette...
According to Marquette's offical website, Junior guard Vander Blue has decided to turn pro and sign with an agent. Here is the official announcement.