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2012-13 Season

Record: 26-9 (Elite Eight)
Big East: 14-4 (1st in Big East)
Head Coach: Buzz Williams
Leading Scorer: Vander Blue 14.8 ppg
Leading Rebounder: Trent Lockett 5.1 rpg

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Date Opponent Location Time (CT) / Results Record Media Jersey (Record) Notes Ticket Info
Oct 28 Illinois State None Closed Door Scrimmage None
Oct George Mason None Closed Door Scrimmage None
Non Conference
Nov 9-Fri Ohio State Charleston, SC Canceled 0-0 NBC Sports USS Yorktown, Canceled due to Condensation Info
Nov 11-Sun Colgate Bradley Center W 84-63 1-0 ESPNU Camo (1-0) Maui Invitational On Sale Oct 20
Nov 13-Tue Southeastern Louisiana Bradley Center W 64-53 2-0 Sports32 White (1-0) On Sale Oct 20
Nov 19-Mon Butler Lahaina Civic Center, Kaanapali (Maui), HI L 71-72 2-1 ESPN2 White (1-1) Maui Invitational Purchase
Nov 20-Tue Mississippi State Kaanapali (Maui), HI W 89-62 3-1 ESPN/ESPN2 Blue (1-0) Maui Invitational Purchase
Nov 21-Wed USC Kaanapali (Maui), HI W 72-64 4-1 ESPN/ESPN2 Blue (2-0) Maui Invitational Purchase
Nov 26-Mon UMBC Bradley Center W 79-46 5-1 Sports32 White (2-1) On Sale Oct 20
Nov 29-Thurs Florida Gainesville, FL L 49-82 5-2 ESPN2 Baby Blue (0-1) Big East/SEC Challenge Purchase
Dec 8-Sat UW-Madison Bradley Center W 60-50 6-2 ESPN2 Gold (1-0) On Sale Oct 20
Dec 15-Sat Savannah State Bradley Center W 71-51 7-2 Sports32 White (3-1) On Sale Oct 20
Dec 19-Wed UW-Green Bay Resch Center, Green Bay, WI L 47-49 7-3 TBA Blue (2-1) Purchase
Dec 22-Sat LSU Bradley Center W 84-80 8-3 ESPNU White (4-1) On Sale Oct 20
Dec 29-Sat North Carolina Central Bradley Center W 75-66 9-3 Sports32 White (5-1) On Sale Oct 20
Big East
Jan 1-Tue Connecticut Bradley Center W 82-76 (OT) 10-3 (1-0) ESPNU Gold (2-0) On Sale Oct 20
Jan 5-Sat Georgetown Bradley Center W 49-48 11-3 (2-0) Sports32/BEN Gold (3-0) On Sale Oct 20
Jan 12-Sat Pittsburgh Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, PA W 74-67 (OT) 12-3 (3-0) ESPNU Blue (3-1) Sold Out
Jan 16-Wed Seton Hall Bradley Center W 69-62 13-3 (4-0) Sports32/BEN White (6-1) On Sale Oct 20
Jan 19-Sat Cincinnati Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati, OH L 71-69 (OT) 13-4 (4-1) ESPNU Gold (3-1) Purchase
Jan 26-Sat Providence Bradley Center W 81-71 14-4 (5-1) Sports32/BEN White (7-1) On Sale Oct 20
Jan 28-Mon South Florida Bradley Center W 63-50 15-4 (6-1) ESPNU White (8-1) On Sale Oct 20
Feb 3-Sun Louisville Colonelseum, Louisville, KY L 70-51 15-5 (6-2) ESPN Blue (3-2) Info
Feb 6-Wed South Florida Sun Dome, Tampa, FL W 70-47 16-5 (7-2) ESPN2 Baby Blue (1-1) Info
Feb 9-Sun DePaul Bradley Center W 89-78 17-5 (8-2) Sports32/BEN White (9-1) On Sale Oct 20
Feb 11-Mon Georgetown Verizon Center, Washington, DC L 63-55 17-6 (8-3) ESPN Gold (3-2) ESPN's Big Monday/Rivalry Week Info
Feb 16-Sat Pittsburgh Bradley Center W 79-69 18-6 (9-3) CBS White (10-1) On Sale Oct 20
Feb 19-Tues Seton Hall Prudential Center, Newark, NJ W 67-46 19-6 (10-3) Sports32/BEN Blue (4-2) Link
Feb 23-Sat Villanova Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA L 56-60 19-7 (10-4) ESPN/ESPN2 Gold (3-3) Sold Out
Feb 25-Mon Syracuse Bradley Center W 74-71 20-7 (11-4) ESPN Baby Blue (2-1) ESPN's Big Monday On Sale Oct 20
Mar 2-Sat Notre Dame Bradley Center W 72-64 21-7 (12-4) ESPN/ESPN2 Gold (4-3) 2nd Largest Crowd Ever On Sale Oct 20
Mar 5-Tues Rutgers RAC, Piscataway, NJ W 60-54 22-7 (13-4) Sports32/BEN Blue (5-2) Info
Mar 9-Sat St. John's Madison Square Garden, New York, NY W 69-67 (OT) 23-7 (14-4) ESPN/ESPN2 Baby Blue (3-1) Clinched Big East Title Info
Mar 14-Thurs Notre Dame Madison Square Garden, New York, NY L 65-73 23-8 ESPN/ESPN2 White (10-2) Quarterfinals Purchase
NCAA Tournament
Mar 21-Thurs Davidson Lexington, KY W 59-58 24-8 TruTV White (11-2) Round of 64
Mar 23-Sat Butler Lexington, KY W 72-72 25-8 CBS Gold (5-3) Round of 32
Mar 28-Thurs Miami (Fl) Washington D.C. W 71-61 26-8 CBS Blue (6-2) Sweet 16
Mar 30-Sat Syracuse Washington D.C. L 39-55 26-7 CBS Gold (5-4) Elite 8


BEN denotes games televised on the Big East Network. In addition to Sports32, some BEN games may also air live, joined-in-progress, or on tape delay on the following stations:

  • National - SNY, MASN, MSG, ROOT, Fox Sports Ohio
  • Local/Regional - WCIU/ThisTV (Chicago), PHL17 (Philadelphia), WHAS (Louisville/Southern IN), TWCS (Central NY)

Ticket Information

  • Ticket links are to the host school's official outlet.
  • A limited number of away-game tickets may be available through the Marquette Ticket office. To submit an away game ticket request, email with your name, phone number and quantity of tickets you're requesting. Allocation is based upon priority points and donor history. Recipients will be contacted approx. three weeks prior to the game.


No. Name Ht./Wt. Pos. Year Hometown (High School)
10 Juan Anderson 6-6/210 F SO Oakland, CA (Castro Valley)
13 Vander Blue 6-4/200 SG JR Madison, WI (Memorial)
5 Junior Cadougan 6-1/205 PG SR Toronto, ON, Canada (Christian Life Center Academy)
1 Jamal Ferguson 6-4/180 SG FR Norfolk, VA (Maury)
30 Dylan Flood 6-4/200 G SO Lemont,IL (Benet Academy)
54 Davante Gardner 6-8/290 C JR Suffolk, VA (Kings Fork)
22 Trent Lockett 6-5/210 G GR Golden Valley, MN (Hopkins)
4 Todd Mayo 6-3/190 G SO Huntington, WV (Notre Dame Prep)
42 Chris Otule 6-11/275 C SR Sugar Land, TX (Bush)
33 Garrett Swanson 6-7/200 F SO Spokane, WA (Mead)
25 Steve Taylor Jr. 6-7/230 F FR Chicago, IL (Simeon)
23 Jake Thomas 6-3/200 G JR Racine, WI (St. Catherine's)
33 Derrick Wilson 6-1/215 PG SO Anchorage, AK (Hotchkiss School)
0 Jamil Wilson 6-7/225 F JR Racine, WI (Horlick)
T.J. Taylor 6-4/220 G SO Denison, TX (Denison)
Jamail Jones 6-6/190 SF JR Stone Mountain, GA (Montverde)
Aaron Durley 6-10 /280 C FR Houston, TX (Bush)


  • Jamal Ferguson and Steve Taylor signed their National Letters of Intent on Nov 9, 2011. Each will have four years of eligibility.
  • T.J. Taylor signed his National Letter of Intent on Nov 9, 2011. He will play the 2011-12 season at Paris Junior College (TX) and will have three years of eligibility beginning 2012-13.
  • Aaron Durley signed his National Letter of Intent on Nov 9, 2011. His release from his NLI - which was granted - was announced on April 20, 2012. He is currently committed to TCU for the 2012-13 season.
  • Jamail Jones's release - which was granted - was announced on April 27, 2012. He is currently committed to Florida Gulf Coast University and will sit out the 2012-13 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
  • Trent Lockett announced his transfer to Marquette on May 7, 2012. Due to his matriculation from Arizona State, he is eligible to play at Marquette immediately.
  • Vander Blue announced via Twitter on May 9, 2012 that he will change his jersey number to 13 beginning in the 2012-13 season.
  • Trent Lockett announced via Twitter on July 17, 2012 that he will wear jersey number 22 during the 2012-13 season.
  • Marquette announced on July 18, 2012 that T.J. Taylor has withdrawn from school for personal reasons.


Buzz Williams - Head Coach
Isaac Chew - Assistant Coach
Brad Autry - Assistant Coach
Jerry Wainwright - Assistant Coach
Jeff Reynolds - Director of Basketball Operations
Jamie McNeilly - Student-Athlete Development Specialist
Lyle Wolf - Graduate Manager
Devin Johnson - Video Coordinator


  • Tony Benford was announced as the head coach of the University of North Texas's men's basketball team on April 24, 2012.
  • Bart Lundy was announced as a member of Benford's North Texas coaching staff on April 26, 2012.
  • Brad Autry was promoted to Assistant Coach on May 29, 2012.
  • Isaac Chew was announced as an Assistant Coach on May 30, 2012.
  • David "Aki" Collins was announced as a member of Memphis' coaching staff on May 31, 2012.
  • Jerry Wainwright was announced as Director of Basketball Operations on June 18, 2012; he was later named Assistant Coach.
  • Scott Monarch was fired on August 24th, 2012 for impeding an investigation concerning a secondary recruiting violation.
  • Jeff Reynolds was named Director of Basketball Operations on November 10, 2012.

MUScoop Season SoG Tally

Player # of Games
Blue 7
Gardner 5
Cadougan 4
J. Wilson 3
Mayo 2
Otule 2
Anderson 1
Lockett 1
Taylor 1
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