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Vander Blue just loves to win. Say whatever you want about his game, all he cares about is helping Marquette win another game.
In other words, he is Buzz Williams' type of player.
The ultra-competitive guard and passionate coach are the central figures behind another run to the round of 16 for the Golden Eagles, who take on second-seeded Miami in the fourth round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday night in Washington.
Marquette has made it to the round of 16 in three consecutive years, but it lost in the regional semifinals in each of the past two seasons. Led by Blue, the Golden Eagles are hoping for much more this time around.
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