Orlando Classic Analysis and Predictions

After millenniums of human evolution, which included the inventions of basic math, the wheel, and Windows 95, the Orlando Classic committee finally released the full bracket to their ESPN-sponsored tournament, matching up Marquette with Georgia Tech in the first round and, barring a wild upset from Rider, an intriguing game with Michigan State in the second. Before we lay down any predictions, let’s preview the … Continue reading Orlando Classic Analysis and Predictions

Former MU Players Stand Out in NBA Summer League

A number of former Marquette players are currently participating in the NBA Summer League, an annual event in Vegas where first and second-round draft picks are tossed into an arena of scrubs and told to put a ball in a hoop (and are also allowed to familiarize themselves with the Vegas lifestyle after these amateurish matches conclude). Unfortunately, most of these former Golden Eagles fall … Continue reading Former MU Players Stand Out in NBA Summer League

Three Reasons Why Vander Blue is Destined to Succeed in Philadelphia

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