Eric Gebhart (All Photos: NBA.com) Training camp has now passed, preseason games are well under way, and the regular season is less than a month away, so we decided to take a look at the six former Marquette ballers in the National Basketball Association. Henry Ellenson, Detroit Pistons Last Year Regular Season Stats: TEAM GAMES MINS PTS REB AST FG% Marquette 33 33.5 17.0 9.7 1.8 … Continue reading Marquette In The NBA
Dave Klinger, Editor. Photo: Marquette Athletics See the post below to find out what’s next for Marquette. http://www.vavel.com/en-us/ncaa/college-basketball/614394-whats-next-for-marquette.html Why is the article linked to VAVEL.com/en-us? Our editor, Dave Klinger, is writing for them because it is a platform more focused on journalism than blogging. Same great content, one click away. Tweet us your thoughts at @mubbnation, or comment below. Continue reading What’s Next For Marquette?
Heh heh, ummmm, this has absolutely nothing to do with Marquette basketball, but it’s a long offseason and we’re scrambling for stuff to post. If you’ve been following the NBA Playoffs, I’m sure you’ll appreciate it. Welcome to Marquette Nation – a blog and twitter feed of all things Marquette basketball. Follow us on Twitter at @mubbnation for live updates on recruiting, games, facts, and the occasional … Continue reading I MADE A VIDEO
Fourteen weeks, three days. Even the combined amount of time since Trent Lockett and Vander Blue signed their NBA contracts doesn’t surmount to much. If you hadn’t heard already, the two former Marquette guards were both unfortunately released from their respective NBA teams on Friday. And I mean, one release was disappointing enough, but two former players being turned away from their lifelong dream in … Continue reading What’s Next For Vander Blue, Trent Lockett?
Marquette fans were finally able to exhale over a week ago when news broke that Vander Blue had agreed to a partially-guaranteed contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. Blue’s signing turns around what started out as a tumultuous offseason for the former Marquette guard, which included forgoing his senior year for the NBA Draft only to find his name uncalled. But drafted-or-not is not as big … Continue reading Three Reasons Why Vander Blue is Destined to Succeed in Philadelphia
First, let’s start with the numbers: Seven former Marquette players participated in the 2013 NBA Las Vegas Summer League. At the start, only one was under contract for the NBA regular season – Jae Crowder for the Mavericks. Four of the participating MU players were not on last year’s team. One got signed – Dwight Buycks to the Toronto Raptors. That leaves us with three … Continue reading With Trent Lockett signing with the Kings, what’s coming for Vander Blue?
First Dominic James, Wes Matthews and Jerel McNeal, then Lazar Hayward, then Jimmy Butler, then Crowder and DJO, and now, Vander Blue. Buzz Williams faces this question every offseason. So much that it has grown to be somewhat of a broken record. The question is, who is going to take over as Marquette’s lead scorer next season? In Buzz Williams’ five seasons at MU, eleven … Continue reading Top Candidates to Lead MU in Scoring