Seniors honored Sunday at the AMU
Several individual awards handed out during event
Numerous team/individual accomplishments
Gardner averaged 14 points in MU's games in D.C.
The Golden Eagles struggled against Syracuse's defense in a 55-39 loss.
The annual Marquette men's basketball awards banquet isn't just about hardware - it's also about saying thanks to the fans, especially the young ones.
Seniors Junior Cadougan and Trent Lockett reflect on the season, and the Elite 8 run for Marquette, which ended with a 55-39 loss to Syracuse.
Buzz Williams and Junior Cadougan recap the close games and preview Marquette's Elite 8 matchup with Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament during the media session on Friday, March 29, 2013.
Junior Cadougan's post-game comments following Marquette's 71-61 win over Miami in the Sweet 16 of the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
For Marquette seniors Trent Lockett and Junior Cadougan, another week means another trip - this time to Washington, D.C. for Marquette's NCAA Sweet 16 matchup with Miami on March 28, 2013 - see what they had to say this week.
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 Men's Basketball vs. Florida in the 2012 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
Men's Basketball vs. Murray State (NCAA THIRD ROUND)
2012-13 Season Notes: Leaves Marquette sixth all-time in wins (97) and eighth all-time at MU in assists (435) ...Garnered the BIG EAST Sportsmanship Award ... Received a trio of awards at the team's postseason banquet including, Create for Others award, the Jimmy Butler "Only Now Exists" Award and the Character Revealed Award ... Knocked down a season-high two 3-pointers and scored nine points vs. Colgate (Nov. 11) in the season-opener ... Scored a season-high 14 points vs. Butler (Nov. 19) at the Maui Invitational ... Added 11 points in vs. vs. USC (Nov. 21) ... Dished out a season-best eight assists and grabbed a game-high six rebounds vs. UMBC (Nov. 26) ... Led MU vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 8) by scoring a career- and game-high 18 points to go along with six assists and four rebounds ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Dec. 10) ... Dished out a game-high six assists for third time in four games, while also scoring 17 points on 6-of-11 shooting vs. LSU (Dec. 22) ... Paced MU with 16 points vs. North Carolina Central on 5-of-8 shooting from the field and a season-high six made free throws ... Matched his career-high of 18 points to lead MU in scoring vs. UCONN, while also dishing out five assists ... Recorded six assists and a game-high three steals against Georgetown (Jan. 5) ... Led MU by pouring in 15 points against Providence (Jan. 26) and tallied a career-best two blocks ... Dished out a team-high six assists against USF (Jan. 28) ... Hit a career-best eight field goals vs. DePaul (Feb. 9) to score 17 points, while also chipping in a game-high six assists ... Boasted a full stat line vs. Syracuse (Feb. 25) with 12 points, three assists and season-best four steals in a season-high 38 minutes played ... Boasted a full stat line against Notre Dame (March 2), tallying seven points, four assists, two steal and two rebounds ... Chipped in 10 points on 3-of-4 shooting from the floor at Rutgers (March 5), while handing out three assists and recording a steal ... Went 6-for-9 from the floor and finished with 14 points in BIG EAST Championship Quarterfinal loss to Notre Dame (March 14) ... Tallied eight points and five rebounds in Sweet 16 win against No. 2-seeded Miami (March 28).
2011-12 Season Notes:Tallied his second collegiate double-double with a 10-point, 10-assist effort vs. Mount St. Mary's (Nov. 11) in the team's season opener, including eight second-half points ... Finished with eight points and six assists vs. Winthrop (Nov. 18) and vs. Mississippi (Nov. 20) ... Played a career-high 31 minutes vs. Norfolk State (Nov. 11) ... Shot 4-of-6 from the field and finished with nine points in addition to six assists vs. Jacksonville (Nov. 28) ... Had a team-high six assists and turned the ball over just once in come-from-behind win over Washington (Dec. 6) ... Posted six assists and three steals in win over Green Bay (Dec. 10) ... Scored nine points, dished out a game-high nine assists and added one blocked shot vs. Northern Colorado (Dec. 17) ... Posted a personal-best seven rebounds vs. Milwuakee (Dec. 22) and shot 6-of-11 on field goal attempts, matching a career high with 15 points; it marked the first time Cadougan led MU in scoring ... Had a game-high six assists in win over Villanova (Jan. 1) ... Finished with 10 points, five assists and a team-high three steals at Syracuse (Jan. 7) ... Had a game-high seven assists and added five points vs. St. John's (Jan. 11) ... Led team with nine assists while adding six points and four rebounds in 35 minutes vs. Pittsburgh (Jan. 14) ... Made 5-of-6 free throw attempts and finished with seven points, six assists and three steals vs. Louisville (Jan. 16) ... Matched a career high with 10 of the team's 21 assists at Providence (Jan. 21) ... Had a game-high five assists in win over USF (Jan. 24) ... Went 5-of-6 from the foul line to finish with five points vs. Seton Hall (Jan. 31) along with six assists ... Scored in double figures for the first time since Syracuse with 11 points and a team-high five assists at Notre Dame (Feb. 4) .. Tallied double figures in scoring for the second consecutive game wtih 10 points at DePaul (Feb. 6) in addition to a game-high eight assists ... Had seven points and five assists vs. Cincinnati (Feb. 11) ... Handed out a game-high eight assists in win at Connecticut (Feb. 18) ... Finished with four assists without a turnover in 20 minutes of play at West Virginia (Feb. 24) ... Got to the foul line a career-high 10 times vs. Georgetown (Mar. 3) and made a season-high six free throws and a game-high five assists ... Scored nine points vs. Louisville (Mar. 8) and matched a career high with four steals ... Had a game-high five assists vs. BYU (Mar. 15) to go along with five points, one steal and a blocked shot ... Played a career-high 27 minutes vs. Murray State (Mar. 17), tallying eight points and a game-high four assists ... Dished out five assists vs. Florida (Mar. 22).
2010-11 Season Notes: Netted his first collegiate field goal in the second half of MU's 97-58 win over Prairie View A&M (Nov. 12) ... Handed out four assists in 16 minutes vs. Green Bay (Nov. 17) ... Scored five points vs. Duke (Nov. 22) and six of his seven assists came in the second half ... Made his first collegiate start vs. Milwaukee (Nov. 27), recording two steals and his first collegiate blocked shot ... Scored six points and added four rebounds vs. Longwood (Dec. 4), in addition to four assists ... Handed out a team-high five assists vs. Texas A&M-CC (Dec. 7) ... Missed game vs. Mississippi Valley State (Dec. 21) due to illness ... Tallied eight assists, and just one turnover, in 29 minutes of action vs. Rutgers (Jan. 5) ... Went 8-of-9 from the free throw line and scored nine points vs. Louisville (Jan. 15) ... Picked up a career-high four steals in win over DePaul (Jan. 18) ... Scored seven points on three field goals vs. Notre Dame (Jan. 22) ... Had a game-high three steals vs. Connecticut (Jan. 29) ... Dished out four assists in 15 minutes of action vs. St. John's (Feb. 15) ... Matched Dwight Buycks with team-high five assists vs. Seton Hall (Feb. 19) ... Hit the second 3-pointer of his career in overtime win at Connecticut (Feb. 24) to give MU a 56-55 lead with three minutes remaining in regulation ... Turned in the best performance of his career vs. Providence (Feb. 27), recording his first collegiate double-double to finish with 10 points, 10 assists and six rebounds ... Scored 13 of his career-high 15 points in the second half of MU's come-from-behind win over West Virginia (Mar. 9) in the second round of the BIG EAST Championship, finishing 4-of-7 from the field and 7-of-9 from the free throw line in addition to a team-high five assists ...Pitched in nine points, three assists and a steal in upset over Syracuse (Mar. 20) in NCAA Third Round ... Scored 10 points and had a team-high five assists vs. North Carolina (Mar. 25) in NCAA Regional Semifinal.
2009-10 Season Notes: Awarded the program's Hank Raymonds Sportsmanship Award ... Missed first 18 games of the season after rupturing Achilles' tendon on Sept. 18 ... Made his collegiate debut vs. Syracuse (1/23) and had two rebounds and a pair of assists in eight minutes ... Garnered his first collegiate points with a pair of free throws vs. Rutgers (1/26) ... Concluded the year averaging 0.3 points and 0.4 rebounds in just 12 appearances off the bench ... Earned first letter.
High School: Consensus top-100 nationally ranked signee ... rated 50th overall by Scout.com (fifth-best overall point guard), 60th by Rivals.com and 74th by ESPN.com ... three-year letterwinner and starter at Christian Life Center Academy in Humble, Texas, under head coach Carlos Wilson ... helped guide program to the National Association of Christian Athletes Elite Division I national title ... was named the event's most outstanding offensive player ... averaged 20.3 points and 8.3 assists per game in the event's three outings ... program finished with an overall record of 35-2 ... posted overall season averages of 22.0 points, 8.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 steals per game ... shot 48.0 percent from the field and 42.0 percent from behind the 3-point line ... named to all-area squad in greater Houston ... tabbed team's most valuable player ... selected to play in Reebok All-American Game ... McDonald's All-America nominee ... preseason all-area selection entering senior season ... averaged 21.0 points, 8.0 assists and 3.0 steals per contest as a junior ... helped team to 32-10 overall record ... the Cougars finished 42-8 in 2006-07 ... he chipped in 18.0 points, 7.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game that season ... named to the all-underclassmen list by USA Today after averaging 18.8 points per contest at Community Christian High School in Stockbridge, Ga., as a freshman ... competed for Grassroots Canada on the AAU circuit under Ro Russell ... guided squad to 2008 titles at the adidas Super 64 and NBA Players Association Top-100 event ... tabbed top playmaker at the NBA camp and was named to the all-create squad at the Reebok All-American Camp.
Personal: Born May 7, 1990 in Toronto, Canada ... son of Suzette Cadougan ... majoring in Social Welfare and Justice.
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