Career days from Derrick Wilson and Juan Anderson not enough to overcome early deficit
Golden Eagles finish regular season 17-14 overall, 9-9 in BIG EAST
Three MU players record double-doubles led by Mayo's 26-point, 11-rebound effort
Gardner scores 7 of his team-high 22 points in OT
Golden Eagles pick up third straight victory, host Creighton Wednesday
In his weekly blog entry, Marquette senior point guard Derrick Wilson holds his own interview sessions at MU Media Day 2014.
Derrick Wilson's summer blog series, On Point, goes visual this week as he and Juan Anderson tackle a variety of sports at the MU Athletics Backyard BBQ on July 1, 2014.
Junior point guard Derrick Wilson talks about the hiring of Marquette men's basketball head coach Steve Wojciechowski on April 1, 2014.
As part of their annual celebration of Briggs Al's Run, Marquette's men's and women's basketball teams enjoyed a morning as part of the Children's Champion Club Breakfast.
Marquette Men's Basketball vs. Syracuse in the 2013 NCAA Elite Eight game
Marquette defeated Butler 74-72
No. 22 Marquette vs. No. 12 Syracuse - AP Photos
Marquette vs. UMBC - AP Photo Gallery
Marquette Mens Basketball vs. Georgetown (Senior Day)
2014-15 Season Notes: Posted a career-high two blocked shots vs. UT Martin (Nov. 14) ... Came off the bench to score a career-high 17 points, including a career-best eight field goals, and added five assists vs. Omaha (Nov. 22) ... Earned his first starting assignment of the campaign vs. NJIT (Nov. 24) and dished out a team-high four assists ... Contributed seven points, five rebounds and five assists in win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 27) at the Orlando Classic ... Notched second 3-pointer of the season and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the field for 11 points in victory vs. Tennessee (Nov. 30) in the third-place game at the Orlando Classic ... Went 6-of-10 from the field to score 15 points, while pulling down a career-high nine rebounds and dishing out six assists in a win over North Dakota (Dec. 22) ... Grabbed six rebounds and had five helpers in a win over Providence (Jan. 3) ... Hit a career-high two three-pointers in a win over Creighton (Jan. 14) ... Added five points, five boards, six assists and three steals in a road defeat against Xavier (Jan. 17) ... Contributed six points, seven assists and three steals vs. Georgetown (Jan. 24) ... Stuffed the box score against Seton Hall by tallying 10 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and two takeaways in 31 minutes of action (Jan. 28) ... Against No. 25 Butler he scored six points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out six assists (Jan. 31) ... Saw a career high 40 minutes in a road victory against Seton Hall (Feb. 7) ... Logged 37 minutes in a loss to Xavier while tallying four points, five rebounds and five assists (Feb. 10) ... Played all 40 minutes vs. Villanova and scored 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting, while dishing out eight assists (Feb. 21) … Dished out six assists in a defeat vs. St. John’s (March 4) … Hit 4-of-5 free throws to help MU top DePaul on Senior Day (March 7) … Dropped a career-high 14 assists and recorded only two turnovers to lead MU over Seton Hall in the first round of the BIG EAST tournament, 78-56 (March 11) … Lead the team in assists with 4.7 per game and finished with an assist to turnover ratio of 2.9 … Wilson also finished fourth in rebounding (3.9 per game) and tied for second in total steals (38).
2013-14 Season Notes: Recipient of the Create for Others Award ... Took over the starting point guard spot after the departure of Junior Cadougan ... Played a career-high 47 minutes in double-overtime loss to St. John's (March 8) and posted a game-high nine assists and added six rebounds ... Finished with 10 points, six assists and four rebounds vs. Creighton (Feb. 19) ... Recorded a career- and game-high six steals vs. Xavier (Feb. 15) ... Tallied seven points and five assists (without a turnover) in win at Seton Hall (Feb. 11) ... Had a game-high eight assists and five steals in comeback win over Butler (Feb. 4) ... Matched a career-high in scoring, leading MU with a game-high 14 points (12 points in the second half) vs. St. John's. (Feb. 1) on 5-of-7 shooting from the floor and four free throws ... Dished out a game-high eight assists and added four steals in win over Providence (Jan. 30) ... Had a team-high seven assists vs. Villanova (Jan. 25) ... Established career highs in both field goals made (6) and attempted (13) at Butler (Jan. 18), finishing with 13 points, six rebounds and two steals in the overtime loss ... Shot 4-of-8 from the field and finished with eight points and four assists vs. Seton Hall (Jan. 11) ... Dished out a team-best five assists without a turnover at Xavier (Jan. 9) ... Led team in rebounding for the first time in his career with a game-high nine boards vs. Samford (Dec. 28) and added three steals ... ... Was 4-of-6 from the field, including his first 3-pointer of the season, and finished with 11 points, five assists and two steals vs. Ball State (Dec. 17) ...Notched six rebounds and added five assists in 22 minutes vs. IUPUI (Dec. 14) ... Pitched in nine points, five rebounds and three assists in championship game of The Wooden Legacy vs. San Diego State (Dec. 1) ... Tallied 11 points, four assists and four rebounds vs. George Washington (Nov. 29) ... Scored a career-high 14 points on five field goals and 4-of-7 effort from the foul line at Arizona State (Nov. 25) while handing out a game-high seven assists ... Dished out a career-high (and MU season game-high) 10 assists and had just one turnover in 20 minutes of action vs. Grambling State (Nov. 12).
2012-13 Season Notes: Named the recipient of the Dwyane Wade Legacy of Leadership Award at the team's postseason banquet ...Handed out five assists in the season-opener vs. Colgate (Nov. 11) ... Played a career-high 22 minutes vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 20) and picked up a pair of steals ... Had a career-best seven assists in addition to two steals vs. UMBC (Nov. 26) ... Scored a career-high six points against Florida (Nov. 29), while collecting a pair of assists and steals ... Grabbed a season-high four rebounds vs. Savannah State (Dec. 15) to add to four assists and four points ... Helped MU score 67 points at USF (Feb. 6) by dishing out a team-high five assists ...
2011-12 Season Notes:Played 16 minutes in his collegiate debut, dishing out four assists in the season opener vs. Mount St. Mary's (Nov. 11) ... Grabbed five rebounds in 18 minutes of action vs. Norfolk State (Nov. 14) ... Saw a career high 20 minutes of action at Wisconsin (Dec. 3) in his first collegiate start while filling in for point guard Junior Cadougan who sat out due to violation of team rules ... Dished out a career-high six assists in win over Green Bay (Dec. 10) ... Registered his first collegiate blocked shot vs. Northern Colorado (Dec. 17) ... Had five points and tallied a game- and career-high three steals vs. Vanderbilt (Dec. 29) ... Made both of his field goal attempts at Notre Dame (Feb. 4) and finished with four points ... Matched a career high with a team-best three steals vs. Cincinnati (Feb. 11) in just four minutes of action ... Made his second collegiate start at West Virginia (Feb. 24) and had three rebounds, three assists and a steal in 20 minutes of action ... Had just nine turnovers this season in 292 minutes played.
High School: Four-time All-New England selection at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., under head coach Fred Benjamin ... Three-time player of the year in the league ... Served as team captain for three seasons ... Helped team to four league titles and the squad lost just two conference games during his tenure ... Squad also finished first in the tri-state area all four years and competed in the all-region tournament ... Named program's best offensive player final three years ... Contributed 17.0 points, 6.0 assists, 5.6 rebounds and 4.0 steals per game as a senior ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... Averaged 23.0 points, 8.0 assists, 8.0 rebounds and 5.0 steals per game as a junior ... Chipped in 19.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per outing as a sophomore and helped lead the team to the semifinals of the tri-state tournament ... Was tabbed to the tri-state first team squad and claimed a pair of most valuable player honors during regular season tourney action ... Named to several all-star squads on the AAU circuit and participated in the NBA Top 100 Camp on a pair of occasions ... Was the player of the year in New England and helped the squad to the title in football as a sophomore ... Served as team captain for two years ... Lettered in track & field and set several records as a member of numerous relay teams.
Personal: Born January 29, 1992 in Flinsburg, Germany ... Son of Dennis and Sheila Wilson ... Has two brothers, Dennis and Damar, and one sister, Shiborne ... majoring in corporate communication.
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