Marquette transfer Deonte Burton met the media for the first time at Hilton Coliseum before Monday’s practice and he and Jameel McKay, his former teammate on the Golden Eagles, sounded off on what impact he’ll be able to make when he’s eligible second semester of next season.
MILWAUKEE -- Shortly after Deonte Burton and John Dawson announced their intentions to transfer, the Marquette men's basketball program began embracing its current roster predicament of having just eight available scholarship players.
From a graphic appearing on various promotional items to a hashtag in tweets from players and coaches, "8Strong" has become a rallying cry for the...
Left with just eight eligible players following the departures of Deonte Burton and John Dawson, Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski has added walk-on guard Pete Thaus to the program.
Thaus, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound redshirt sophomore, is a graduate of Hinsdale Central High School in Hinsdale, Ill.
A three-year letter winner at Hinsdale Central, Thaus spent his freshman and sophomore...
MILWAUKEE (AP) Guards Deonte Burton and John Dawson are transferring from Marquette, leaving the already short-handed program in Steve Wojciechowski's first year as coach.
Wojciechowski (woe-juh-HOW-skee) wished the sophomores well in announcing their departures Tuesday. They will leave at the end of the first semester on Sunday.
Burton averaged 6.4 points in 16 minutes off the...
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December 09, 2014
Marquette sophomore forward Deonte Burton and sophomore guard John Dawson have left the program and will transfer at semester break, the school announced Tuesday.
The Golden Eagles are now down to eight eligible players, as junior guard Wally Ellenson is redshirting the 2014-15 season after transferring from Minnesota.
"We appreciate all that Deonte and John have contributed to the...
MILWAUKEE -- Marquette coach Buzz Williams is leaving the school to become the next head coach at Virginia Tech, Golden Eagles players confirmed to FOXSportsWisconsin.com on Friday.
Williams has since changed the background of Twitter account at @TeamCoachBuzz to the Virginia Tech court and his profile now reads in part "Tweets by @VT_MBBall Head Coach".
"It was a surprise. It...
Marquette landed a pair on the Big East's all-conference teams, as senior forward Davante Gardner and freshman forward Deonte Burton were honored by the league.
Gardner was named to the All-Big East second team, while Burton was selected to the Big East's All-Rookie team.
A preseason All-Big East first team selection, Gardner averaged 15.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game and 16...
Marquette’s Deonte Burton put in a very solid day of work today, racking up 13 points, four rebounds, three blocks, two steals, and two assists as the Golden Eagles took care of Samford in Milwaukee, 71-48. While he made a number of plays, one in particular stood out — he viciously dunked on Samford’s Emeka Ikezu: That looked painful.