Davante Gardner, Jake Thomas led Golden Eagles' second-half charge
Eight Golden Eagles score in double figures
Roughly 100 student-athletes participated Saturday
Several individual awards handed out during event
First-place Golden Eagles improve to 14-0 at home
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.
Juan Anderson got insight from Chris Otule, Derrick Wilson and Davante Gardner following Marquette's 71-61 win over Miami in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 on March 28, 2013 at Verizon Center in Washington.
Buzz Williams challenges his team to pass the test after Marquette's 74-72 win over Butler in the NCAA Tournament Third Round.
Locker room interviews with Vander Blue and Derrick Wilson along with open practice session highlights from Marquette's NCAA Tournament practice at Rupp Arena on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
Dec. 5, 2012 episode of Inside Marquette Basketball with Buzz Williams. Features Derrick Wilson and coach Brad Autry.
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)
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.