TAG: Marquette University

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 31, 2014 / 11:00 am

Jordan Brand Unveils Melo M10 PEs For Marquette, Georgetown & Carmelo Anthony

Jordan Melo M10 PEs

Jordan Melo M10 PEs (photo. Jordan Brand)

Today, Jordan Brand unveiled official looks at new Melo M10 PEs for Marquette, Georgetown and Carmelo Anthony, all of which will be worn this Saturday during a day of basketball at Madison Square Garden. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Dec 12, 2013 / 3:00 pm

15 Colleges That Produce The Best NBA Players

Vince Carter

Derrick Rose (photo. Chad Griffith)

With All-Stars like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard running the league from an attention standpoint, it’s hard to argue that high schoolers can’t make the successful jump to the NBA. Even international players like Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have had Hall of Fame careers after coming to the states. Read More »

College / Mar 21, 2013 / 12:00 pm

5 Goliaths Who Could Go Home Early In The NCAA Tournament

Mason Plumlee

Mason Plumlee (photo. Jon Gardiner, Duke Photography)

March is here and it has definitely brought the madness with it. The 2012-13 NCAA Basketball season has been one where no one team has been able to keep hold of the No. 1 ranking. With the parity level so high, the NCAA Tournament is set up perfectly to be one of monumental upsets. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 9, 2012 / 5:00 pm

New Jordan Super.Fly Sneakers Unveiled For Georgetown & Marquette

Jordan Super.Fly

Jordan Super.Fly (photo. Jordan Brand)

Are you ready for the college season to begin? We’ve been running team-by-team breakdowns of the top squads for much of the past two weeks to get you prepared, and now courtesy of Jordan Brand, here’s a look at specially designed Super.Flys for both Georgetown and Marquette. Read More »

College / Mar 22, 2012 / 2:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Miles Simon On March Madness & Arizona’s 1997 Title Run

Miles Simon

Long and surprising NCAA Tournament runs can make you a legend. Miles Simon‘s play in 1997 definitely helped cement his legacy in Arizona. While leading his No. 4-seeded Wildcats to an NCAA Championship, doing it by becoming the only team to ever beat three top seeds in the same tournament, Simon was named the Most Outstanding Player. The one-man performance still resonates 15 years later. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 11, 2012 / 1:00 pm

Jordan Brand “Coaches vs. Cancer” Sneaker Collection

Jordan Brand "Coaches vs. Cancer" Collection

Team Jordan schools are doing their part to raise awareness of cancer and promote healthy living by joining the Coaches vs. Cancer movement. This month, players at North Carolina, Georgetown, Marquette and Cal will be rocking pink Js – the Jordan CP3.V, Jordan Play In These II and Air Jordan 8.0 – to show their support. Check ‘em out: Read More »

Video, We Reminisce / Nov 17, 2011 / 1:45 pm

We Reminisce: Dwyane Wade Eviscerates Kentucky

Since we’ve been speaking so much on the top college prospects in the game lately, I went back searching for this game, Dwyane Wade‘s 29-point, 11-rebound, 11-assist destruction of No. 1-seed Kentucky in 2003. It was so unique. Wade went from being basically unknown nationally to one of the better prospects in the draft in a very short span. This game put him on the map. Still, how can we watch now and not see what was to come?

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College / Mar 24, 2011 / 1:00 pm

DJO Diaries: Dime’s Big Dance Blog With Marquette’s Darius Johnson-Odom (Part 5)

Darius Johnson-Odom

Darius Johnson-Odom (photo. Marquette University)

After an efficient sophomore year in which he averaged 13.0 points on 45.5 percent shooting, including 47.4 percent from distance, Marquette guard Darius Johnson-Odom upped his scoring average by nearly three points this season and made big strides on the defensive end to became an All-Big East Second Team selection. On Sunday, DJO poured in 17 points, including the game-winning triple with 25 seconds left, to lift Marquette to an upset over 3-seeded Syracuse that clinched the school’s first Sweet 16 birth since the Dwyane Wade era. Friday, DJO will look to continue his hot play against No. 2 North Carolina, a school that he grew up about 40 minutes from in Raleigh, N.C, yet still wasn’t recruited by. Here are his words: Read More »

College / Mar 21, 2011 / 3:00 pm

DJO Diaries: Dime’s Big Dance Blog With Marquette’s Darius Johnson-Odom (Part 4)

Darius Johnson-Odom

Darius Johnson-Odom (photo. Marquette University)

After an efficient sophomore year in which he averaged 13.0 points on 45.5 percent shooting, including 47.4 percent from distance, Marquette guard Darius Johnson-Odom took his game a step further this season. By upping his scoring average by nearly three points and making big strides on the defensive end, he became an All-Big East Second Team selection and led Marquette to a 9-9 record in the toughest conference in America. Friday night, DJO poured in a game-high 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting to lead his 11th-seeded Golden Eagles past 6th-seeded Xavier. On Sunday, DJO went for 17, including the game-winning triple with 25 seconds left, to lift Marquette to another upset over 3-seeded Syracuse, clinching the school’s first Sweet 16 birth since the Dwyane Wade era. Here are his words: Read More »

College, Featured Gallery / Mar 20, 2011 / 12:00 pm

DJO Diaries: Dime’s Big Dance Blog With Marquette’s Darius Johnson-Odom (Part 3)

Darius Johnson-Odom

Darius Johnson-Odom (photo. Marquette University)

After an efficient sophomore year in which he averaged 13.0 points on 45.5 percent shooting, including 47.4 percent from distance, Marquette guard Darius Johnson-Odom took his game a step further this season. By upping his scoring average by nearly three points and making big strides on the defensive end, he became an All-Big East Second Team selection and led Marquette to a 9-9 record in the toughest conference in America. Friday night, DJO poured in a game-high 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting to lead his 11th-seeded Golden Eagles past 6th-seeded Xavier to set up a second-round matchup with conference foe Syracuse. Here are his words: Read More »