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Marquette out to prove size doesn't matter

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette has a small margin for error if it is going to compete for a postseason berth in Steve Wojciechowski's first year as head coach. While the future of the program appears to be promising with a top-five nationally ranked recruiting class coming in the summer, coaching changes always leave immediate shortcomings. Marquette could have been hit a lot harder as far...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Slap the floor: New era dawns for Marquette hoops

MILWAUKEE (AP) At some point this season while backpedaling on defense, Marquette point guard Derrick Wilson will hunch over and slap the floor with his palms to fire up the Bradley Center crowd. There is no surer sign that former Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski is the new head coach for the Golden Eagles. ''I have to. Everybody has been talking about it,'' a smiling Wilson said...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden Eagles hear preseason predictions, but using doubts as fuel

MILWAUKEE -- For a variety of reasons, the preseason prognosticators aren't expecting much out of Marquette's men's basketball team this year. The outside perception of the first Steve Wojciechowski-led Golden Eagles squad is that their lack of depth and size, along with an unproven roster, makes 2014-15 a rebuilding season for Marquette. But instead of letting the opinions of some...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns sign Barron, Jackson, Prather, Wilson

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns signed center Earl Barron and rookies Joe Jackson, Casey Prather and Jamil Wilson on Friday, giving them 18 players on the roster. The 33-year-old Barron played 12 games for the Suns in 2010-11 and last appeared in the NBA with New York in 2012-13. He has averaged 4.9 points and 3.7 rebounds in 124 games in seven seasons with Miami, New York, Phoenix...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns sign four ahead of training camp

PHOENIX -- The Suns on Friday announced they signed veteran center Earl Barron and rookies guard Joe Jackson, guard/forward Casey Prather and forward Jamil Wilson to bring the club's roster to 18 players ahead of the start of training camp next week. Barron, who played with the Suns during the 2010-11 season, is a seven-year NBA veteran who last played with New York in the 2012-13...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamil Wilson To Sign With Suns

Undrafted free-agent forward Jamil Wilson has agreed to a deal with the Phoenix Suns, a league source told RealGM.Wilson, 23, played his college basketball for one season at Oregon and his final three at Marquette. He averaged 11.7 points and 5.9 rebounds as a senior.After going unselected in the June NBA Draft, Wilson went to summer league with the Washington Wizards.
Via RealGM
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette pursuing Cuonzo Martin to fill coaching vacany

The Marquette Golden Eagles are searching for a new head coach this offseason, and one potential replacement is current Tennessee Volunteers head coach Cuonzo Martin. Martin just led his Volunteers to a surprising Sweet 16 appearance, and would fit very nicely with what Marquette is looking to do. According to reports, the Golden Eagles met with Martin on Sunday, and there appears...
Via Sports-Glory
March 31, 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

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence tops Marquette in double overtime, 81-80

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Bryce Cotton hit two free throws with 7.2 seconds remaining in double overtime to lift Providence to a critical 81-80 victory over Marquette Tuesday night. PC (20-10, 10-7 Big East) trailed by one in the second overtime when Cotton was fouled by Marquette's Derrick Wilson. The senior calmly made both to cap a night where he scored 25 points, 13 coming at...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette holds on for 96-94 victory over DePaul

Davante Gardner scored seven of his 22 points in overtime, including a key three-point play, and Marquette held on for a 96-94 victory over DePaul on Saturday. Gardner made a strong move inside and drew a foul on Greg Sequele with 1:44 left, then made the resulting foul shot to give the Golden Eagles a 91-89 lead. Derrick Wilson added a layup and Gardner made two more free throws...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette holds on for 96-94 victory over DePaul

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Davante Gardner scored seven of his 22 points in overtime, including a key three-point play, and Marquette held on for a 96-94 victory over DePaul on Saturday. Gardner made a move inside and drew a foul with 1:44 left, then made the foul shot to give the Golden Eagles a 91-89 lead. Derrick Wilson added a layup and Gardner made two more free throws to make it...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 22, 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 Fanta Report: Who Are Contenders and Pretenders?

Jamil Wilson/nydailynews.comAs the weekends wind down in the regular season, Marquette leads the pack in those salvaging their opportunities.On Dec. 28, Buzz Williams’ Golden Eagles were 8-5 before heading into conference play. Marquette had not done much that was convincing in its 13 non-conference games, with a 17-point loss to then No. 10 Ohio St. and two blemishes in falls...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas leads Marquette over Xavier 81-72

Senior guard Jake Thomas scored 18 points on a career-best six 3-pointers and Marquette held on for an 81-72 Big East Conference victory over Xavier on Saturday, the first time this season the Golden Eagles have won three consecutive games. Davante Gardner and Jamil Wilson each added 16 points for Marquette, (15-10, 7-5 Big East). Justin Martin had 20 points for Xavier, 17-8 overall...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas leads Marquette over Xavier 81-72

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Senior guard Jake Thomas scored 18 points on a career-best six 3-pointers and Marquette held on for an 81-72 Big East Conference victory over Xavier on Saturday, the first time this season the Golden Eagles have won three consecutive games. Davante Gardner and Jamil Wilson each added 16 points for Marquette, (15-10, 7-5 Big East). Justin Martin had 20 points for...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas leads Marquette over Xavier 81-72

MILWAUKEE -- Senior guard Jake Thomas scored 18 points on a career-best six 3-pointers and Marquette held on for an 81-72 Big East Conference victory over Xavier on Saturday, the first time this season the Golden Eagles have won three consecutive games. Davante Gardner and Jamil Wilson each added 16 points for Marquette (15-10, 7-5 Big East). Justin Martin had 20 points for Xavier...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 15, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilson powers Marquette past Seton Hall 77-66

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 11, 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Big East Seesaw Teams Face off as Seton Hall Hosts Marquette

Kevin Willard’s 13-10 Pirates play in the first of a three-game home stand taking on another 13-10 team in Buzz Williams’ Golden Eagles.The Hall comes off an ugly 70-53 loss to No. 6 Villanova, but did get a 68-60 win over Xavier on its two-game road swing. The problem for the Pirates is that they have not played anywhere near as well in Newark as they have on the road. With...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Big East — Parsing the win-loss records

Send to KindleCredit: Maggie Bean Offensive and Defensive efficiency use possession-base statistics to determine how many points the team scores and allows per 100 possessions. By subtracting the defensive efficiency from the offensive efficiency we can get a sense of the overall success the team has in conference play. W L Pct. Off. Def. Diff. SOS Creighton 9 2 0.818...
Via College Chalktalk
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden Eagles sub often, lead early to beat fatigued Friars

MILWAUKEE -- From the beginning, Marquette set out to do everything it could to attack Providence's lack of depth, easily the Friars' biggest weakness. Rolling into Thursday night's game winners of five-straight in the Big East -- including wins over Creighton and Xavier -- Providence usually only goes six or seven players deep. The Golden Eagles substituted frequently in the first...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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