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Wojo has Marquette future looking incredibly bright

The 2014-15 season is going to be a struggle for the Marquette Golden Eagles and first year head coach, Steve Wojciechowski. Likely even more of a struggle than a year ago when MU missed out on the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2005. It appears as if next season will only be a bump in the road though as Wojo and his staff have hit the recruiting trail hard, already landing...
Via The Sports Bank
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Todd Mayo

Late last month, Marquette guard Todd Mayo announced that he would be leaving the Golden Eagles’ basketball team to pursue a professional basketball career. A few days ago, it was announced that Mayo would enter the NBA Developmental League’s draft this fall. Mayo was expected to be a big contributor to Steve Wojciechowski’s first Marquette […] NBA Draft Blog Interview with...
Via NBA Draft Blog
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Mayo leaves Marquette to pursue professional career

Guard Todd Mayo's sporadic, occasionally troubled career at Marquette came to a close Wednesday. Mayo, who would have been a senior this season, left the team to pursue a professional basketball career. The timing of Mayo's departure leaves an already depth-shy, poor-shooting team in a bind. The Golden Eagles currently have only 10 scholarship players, three fewer than...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach Wojo quickly putting his stamp on Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Steve Wojciechowski has only been on the job for a little over two months, but Marquette University's new men's basketball coach's stamp is already all over the program. After being hired April 1, Wojciechowski was allotted just a small period of time to work with his new players, using the vast majority of the time allotted to him to get to know the nine...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

After year out, Duane Wilson eager to help Marquette win again

MILWAUKEE -- If Duane Wilson goes on to realize his potential and become a key contributor to Marquette for the next four years, a flu bug may be to thank for him having an extra year of eligibility. Fully recovered from a stress fracture in his left leg suffered just prior to the season, Wilson got sick just as he was cleared to play Dec. 14 against IUPUI. While Wilson may have...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette's season over, misses NIT

A disappointing season has come to an abrupt end for Marquette, as the Golden Eagles were left out of the NIT field when it was announced Sunday night. Marquette then announced it will not participate in any other tournament, meaning the school will miss the postseason completely for the first time since 2000-01. The Golden Eagles are also the only Division I basketball school in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 16, 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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Marquette Golden Eagles ‘Coaches vs Cancer' Uniforms & Melo M10

As part of the Coaches vs. Cancer’s “Suits and Sneakers” weekend, the Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team will wear special pink uniforms made by the Jordan Brand. They'll also be wearing a pink version of the Jordan Melo M10. Coaches vs. Cancer was established as a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball...
Via Mo Better Shoes
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA grants Otule sixth year of eligibility at Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette center Chris Otule was officially granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA on Wednesday, making his return to the school for the 2013-14 season official. The 6-foot-11 native of Richmond, Texas has battled through three season-ending injuries during his time on campus. Otule missed all but nine games in 2008-09 with a broken left foot and then broke...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Anderson returns to Marquette after looking to transfer

MILWAUKEE -- After announcing his intentions to transfer from the program, forward Juan Anderson will return to Marquette University for his junior season. Anderson is the second player to return to the program after asking for his release in order to explore transfer options, as guard Jake Thomas elected to stay with the Golden Eagles instead of leaving for another program. After...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Thomas decides to remain at Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- A little more than two weeks after announcing his intention to transfer from Marquette University, redshirt junior guard Jake Thomas has decided where he'll play his senior season -- at Marquette. After the Golden Eagles lost two scholarship players to transfer and Vander Blue decided to enter the NBA Draft, Thomas will return to Marquette and be on scholarship...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: NCAA grants MU's Otule sixth year

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette University's men's basketball team got some big news Tuesday, as starting center Chris Otule has reportedly decided to return to school. CBSSports.com reported early Tuesday evening that Otule will be back for his sixth year at the school once the NCAA formally approves his extra year due to medical hardship. Injuries have plagued Otule over the course...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ferguson to transfer from Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette guard Jamal Ferguson has been granted his release and will transfer from the program, the school announced Tuesday. Ferguson appeared in 14 games during his freshman season at Marquette, averaging 1.1 points and 0.6 rebounds in just 4.6 minutes per game. "Jamal has decided it is in the best interest of his future that he leave the team," Marquette...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Marquette's Otule has a not-so-hidden talent

Marquette University big man Chris Otule is known for his defensive presence and lane-opening ability, but his skill set is far more expansive than that. Otule thinks of himself as a singer, with teammates such as Davante Gardner taking to Twitter to complain about the big man's propensity to belt out a note or two. "All this dude do is sing Frank Ocean and The Weeknd on...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss
DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?

Marquette player shows off his glass eye

Although seeded a respectable 3, Marquette shocked the world last night when the handily defeated a Miami team many had going to the Final Four. A huge contributor to this Marquette run has been red shirt senior Chris Otule, who shared an interesting and slightly eye raising (no pun intended) fact after Thursday’s win…The center has a removable eye and as reported by USA Today...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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