VANDER BLUE RUMORS & GOSSIP
The way former Marquette guard Vander Blue sees it, his draft stock may never be better. The way pundits view it, his talent level still might not be good enough for him to be drafted. And that disconnect could lead to an interesting night for Blue at the NBA Draft.
Blue, who declared following his junior season, is among a handful of early entrants into the draft with no guarantees...
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...
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April 16, 2013
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...
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...
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March 26, 2013
Butler was doing the things against Marquette that usually turn out well for the Bulldogs.
They made outside shots, played good defense and made few mistakes. Most importantly, Butler had created a final opportunity to win a close game and seemed to have the right play designed to do it.
But the Bulldogs couldn't even get a good look in the final seconds, leaving them with...
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March 24, 2013
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Butler coach Brad Stevens is a statistical genius. So when he says that not many players have scored 50 points against his team in just two games, he's probably right.
Marquette guard Vander Blue has reached that mark against the Bulldogs this season, including scoring 29 in Saturday night's 74-72 Marquette victory at Rupp Arena to advance to the Sweet...
It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish which was definitely the theme for Vander Blue and the Marquette Golden Eagles Thursday. After trailing the 14th seed Davidson basically the entire game, Marquette took the lead with one second remaining in the game after a Vander Blue layup. This was also the dagger in [...]
These are the types of endings that make the NCAA Tournament special each year. The Marquette Golden Eagles trailed for much of the second half against 14-seed Davidson, and most college basketball fans were anticipating a monster upset.
But in the final 1:49, Marquette came alive draining threes and forcing enough turnovers to give itself a chance. Trailing 58-57 with just over...
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MILWAUKEE Marquette junior guard Vander Blue will not play in Monday's non-conference matchup with the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.
Blue, who is Marquette's second leading scorer at 11.8 points per game, was injured late in the Golden Eagles 72-64 victory over USC in their Maui Invitational finale on Nov. 21.
Diagnosed as a sprained left knee and not feared...