Marquette suffers yet another oh-so-close setback

MILWAUKEE -- Hunched over, leaning against the scorer's table, Jamil Wilson had his hand over his face. The moment hit him and the entire Marquette roster like a ton of bricks. Sure, the Golden Eagles likely had to win the Big East tournament to get into the NCAA tournament regardless of Saturday's result, but the Golden Eagles had just ended up on the wrong end of yet another heartbreaking...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Seniors took different paths to Marquette but all four made impact

MILWAUKEE -- Though their paths to the school may have been different, Marquette's four seniors have all left their mark on the program. Chris Otule has been around so long he's seen the Golden Eagles win eight NCAA tournament games. Davante Gardner and Jamil Wilson have been key cogs on two Sweet 16 trips and an appearance in the Elite Eight. After coming to Marquette as a walk...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday Marquette basketball mailbag: Is there still hope?

As the regular season begins to come to an end, questions still remain in Marquette basketball land. In this week’s installment of Monday Marquette Mailbag I answer some questions involving Marquette’s pivotal contest against Creighton on Wednesday. Please feel free to send in your questions to my Twitter handle: @KapN93. “Who guards Dougie on Wednesday?”-Eric B @EBuss29...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Jamil Wilson

Every single college basketball team has “the guy”. You know, the one player that dominates a majority of the games and is the most loved person on his respected campus. For Marquette, Jamil Wilson could have been that player. After Vander Blue’s controversially decided to forgo his senior season to take his shot at the NBA, the Golden Eagles were searching for a player that...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette 77, Seton Hall 66: Dominant team performance guides Golden Eagles to second straight win

Jamil Wilson scored a career-high 25 points to guide Marquette to its second straight victory. (Pic credit: Reuters) For the first time since December 17, the Marquette Golden Eagles (14-10, 6-5) have won two games in a row. In what was a must win game, the Golden Eagles delivered and outlasted the Seton Hall Pirates (13-11, 4-7) by a score of 77-66 on Tuesday evening. From the tip...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilson powers Marquette past Seton Hall 77-66

Jamil Wilson scored 25 points and had 10 rebounds in powering Marquette to a 77-66 victory over Seton Hall on Tuesday night. Davante Gardner added 16 points and six boards for Marquette (14-10, 6-5 Big East), which sank 30 of 34 free throws and held a 32-19 advantage on the glass. Seton Hall (13-11, 4-7) made just eight of 14 free throws. Brian Oliver led the Pirates with 15 points...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette basketball: Golden Eagles attempt to turn season around

Marquette at Butler Indianapolis, Indiana January 18, 2014 1:00 PM CT CBS Sports Network   If there was one movie to describe the 2013-2014 Marquette basketball team, it would be the legendary 1993 flick Groundhog Day. In the movie, Bill Murray’s character Phil relives the same day over and over again. What he sees once, he has to watch happen day after day. Even if he changes...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamil Wilson to play against Creighton

Marquette senior forward Jamil Wilson has practiced the past two days and is expected to play in the team's Big East opener against Creighton on Tuesday night. Wilson suffered a left knee injury after being fouled on a dunk just five minutes into Marquette's 71-48 victory over Samford on Saturday and did not return to the game. Marquette coach Buzz Williams said Wilson wanted to...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette looks to advance to Wooden Legacy final

After an ugly start on offense this season, Marquette is making strides. Jamil Wilson scored a career-high 24 points and the 25th-ranked Golden Eagles routed tournament host Cal State Fullerton 86-66 on Thursday in the first round of the Wooden Legacy. Davante Gardner and Jajuan Johnson each had 18 points off the bench for Marquette. The Golden Eagles (4-2) shot 55.7 percent from...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilson leads No. 25 Marquette over Fullerton 86-66

Jamil Wilson scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and No. 25 Marquette routed tournament host Cal State Fullerton 86-66 on Thursday in the first round of the Wooden Legacy. Davante Gardner and Jajuan Johnson each had 18 points off the bench for the Golden Eagles, who quickly squashed any hope the Titans had of pulling an upset. Marquette grabbed a double-digit...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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