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Opponents have found blueprint for beating Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette may not be a program used to being 8-6 when the new year rolls around, but the Golden Eagles are certainly used to overcoming adversity when the odds are stacked against them. Forget about being the conference favorites or building on an Elite Eight appearance, Marquette is the underdog yet again. But this time the Golden Eagles are going to have to turn things...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Vander Blue hopes to continue Marquette NBA legacy

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- It's been over two months since Vander Blue decided to forgo his senior season at Marquette University and declare for the NBA Draft, and the long process of preparing for the draft is finally winding down. Blue has jumped from city to city, trying to show teams he's worthy of a pick in next Thursday's draft. Friday's workout with the Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Vander Blue plans to enter NBA Draft

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...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette Vander Blue to Declare for the NBA Draft

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquettes Blue to enter NBA Draft

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Williams-Blue perfect couple for Marquette

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...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette avoids being the first big upset of the Tournament with a Vander Blue layup in the final seconds

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 [...]
Via The Majors National
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Vander Blue’s Game-Winning Layup Completes Marquette’s Comeback Over 14-Seed Davidson

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...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette needs win to keep title hopes alive

MILWAUKEE Sitting at the Al McGuire Center during Marquette's media day in October, Vander Blue said it was time for the Golden Eagles to win championships. Four months later, Blue and his Marquette teammates are in a three-way tie for first place in the Big East. Standing in nearly the same spot this week, Blue thanked Connecticut for upsetting Syracuse, allowing the Golden...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette's Blue will not play vs. UMBC

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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