Several individual awards handed out during event
Marquette cruises past Miami, 71-61, for first Elite Eight trip since 2003.
Vander Blue led the Golden Eagles with 19 second-half points
MU advances to Third Round, will face Butler
Golden Eagles Await NCAA Tournament Bid
See what Marquette student-athletes took away from their annual Career Networking Night, which gave MU athletes a chance to learn more about post-collegiate opportunities.
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.
Post-game comments from Jamil Wilson and Vander Blue following Marquette's 74-72 win over Butler in the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament in Lexington, Ky on March 23, 2013.
The March 18, 2013 episode of Inside Marquette Basketball with Buzz Williams was shot on location at The Annex at MU, after Marquette had learned its NCAA Tournament destination.
Marquette's men's basketball team earned the East Region's No. 3 seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament - see the reaction and hear post-selection comments from Jamil Wilson, coach Buzz Williams and Junior Cadougan.
Marquette fell to Syracuse 55-39 in the elite eight of the NCAA Tournament.
Marquette Men's Basketball vs. Syracuse in the 2013 NCAA Elite Eight game
Marquette defeated Miami 71-61 in the NCAA Tournament to advance to the elite eight.
No. 22 Marquette vs. No. 12 Syracuse - AP Photos
Marquette vs. UMBC - AP Photo Gallery
2012-13 Season Notes: Earned a share of the Rebounding Effort Award and was the recipient of the Rob Frozena "We Are Marquette" Award ...Led MU in scoring with 15 points in the season-opening win over Colgate (Nov. 11) ... Posted a season-high seven rebounds and a career-high five assists vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Nov. 13) ... Chipped in 11 points vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 20) ... Poured in a career-best 19 points vs. USC (Nov. 21) on 7-of-9 shooting from the field, including three 3-pointers to go along with a pair of steals ... Again led team in scoring with a 15-point performance vs. UMBC (Nov. 26) on 7-of-8 shooting in addition to six rebounds ... Was the team leader in rebounds for the third-straight game, collecting a team-high six rebounds against Florida (Nov. 29) ... Led MU in scoring with 16 points vs. Green Bay (Dec. 19) on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor, including a career-high four 3-pointers ... Chipped in 11 points against LSU (Dec. 22) to go along with five boards ... Scored a MU game-high 13 points at Georgetown (Feb. 11) on 3-of-4 shooting form the field and a perfect 2-of-2 from behind the arc ... Saw a season-high 33 minutes of action vs. Pittsburgh (Feb. 16) and chipped in 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting to go along with a game-high eight rebounds ... Scored 10 points and brought down a season-high nine rebounds at Seton Hall (Feb. 19) ... Matched a season-high 33 minutes played vs. Syracuse (Feb. 25) and scored 12 points to go along with five rebounds ... Led MU and matched a career-high with 19 points vs. Notre Dame (March 2), hitting 6-of-10 shots from the field and 6-of-9 from the charity stripe and finished the game with four rebounds, a block and a steal ... Chipped in 10 points and five rebounds off the bench at Rutgers (March 5) ... Scored a game-high 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Miami (March 28) in MU's Sweet 16 victory.
2011-12 Season Notes:Made his Marquette debut vs. Mount St. Mary's (Nov. 11), registering five rebounds and two steals to go along with two points ... Scored eight points and pitched in five rebounds vs. Norfolk State (Nov. 14) ... Posted two blocked shots vs. Norfolk State (Nov. 21) in the championship game of the Paradise Jam ... Saw 24 minutes of action against Jacksonville (Nov. 28) and led MU with two blocked shots while contributing three assists and six points ... Hit his first 3-point basket of his MU career, finishing with five points and one block, at Wisconsin (Dec. 3) ... Pitched in six points, four rebounds and a block in a career high 29 minutes off the bench vs. Washington (Dec. 6) ... Missed game vs. Green Bay (Dec. 10) due to ankle injury ... Scored all 11 bench points for MU -- all in the second half -- and added a pair of blocked shots vs. Northern Colorado (Dec. 17) ... Chipped in eight points and four rebounds vs. Milwaukee (Dec. 22) ... Tallied 11 points and three steals vs. Villanova (Jan. 1) in his first career start at MU ... Contributed seven points, two blocked shots and four rebounds, all on the offensive end, in win vs. Pittsburgh (Jan. 14) ... Shot 7-of-13 from the field and knocked down a pair 3-pointers to finish with a career-high 16 points (including 13 points in the seocnd half) while adding seven rebounds in 33 minutes of action at Providence (Jan. 21) ... Tallied three blocked shots while adding eight points and a pair of steals vs. USF (Jan. 24) ... Had three blocks for the third consecutive game and was one of three MU players to score in double figures with 12 points at Villanova (Jan. 28) ... Finished with nine points, four rebounds and three assists vs. Seton Hall (Jan. 31) ... Registered his first double-double as a Golden Eagle with 18 points and 10 rebounds at DePaul (Feb. 6) while shooting 8-of-11 from the field ... Contributed 15 points, four rebounds and a two steals vs. Cincinnati (Feb. 11) ... Matched his career high in minutes played (39) at Connecticut (Feb. 18), finishing with nine points and six defensive rebounds ... Was 3-of-3 from the field and had seven points vs. Rutgers (Feb. 22) while adding three assists, three blocks and three steals to match career highs ... One of four MU starters to score in double figures with 11 points vs. Georgetown (Mar. 3) ... Posted a game-high three blocked shots vs. Louisville (Mar. 8) to go with eight boards and 13 points, including 6-of-9 shooting inside of the arc ... Had a team-high two blocked shots and added five points and five rebounds vs. BYU (Mar. 15) ... Added seven boards and two more blocks in win over Murray State (Mar. 17) ...Contributed five rebounds and tied a career-high with three blocked shots vs. Florida (Mar. 22) ...
2010-11: Redshirted after transferring from Oregon.
2009-10 (Oregon): Started 14 of the 26 games he appeared in last season for the Ducks ... Averaged 4.7 points and 3.2 rebounds per game under head coach Ernie Kent ... Netted a personal-best 12 points on two occasions, including versus Mississippi Valley State on Dec. 16, 2009 ... Grabbed a collegiate-high nine rebounds in the team's victory over Colorado State (11/15/09) and helped Oregon to a 16-win campaign.
High School: Consensus top-100 nationally ranked prospect ... Was rated the 30th-best overall player in 2009 by Scout.com, 31st in the ESPNU 100 and 57th by HoopScoopOnline.com ... Helped lead Racine's Horlick High School to the state championship game in 2008-09 ... Posted season averages of 21.2 points, 10.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.9 blocks per game ... The Rebels posted an overall record of 24-2 that season and Wilson was tabbed first team all-state by the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and the Associated Press ... Was named the All-Racine County Player of the Year for the second-straight season ... Was the first county player to claim the accolade by himself in back-to-back years ... Finished second on Horlick's all-time scoring list and was tabbed the league's most valuable player ... Helped the Rebels to a 19-4 overall record in 2007-08 and an appearance in the sectional final matchup ... Was also named all-state by the coaches association after posting season averages of 18.3 points, 9.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.0 blocks per outing ... Horlick claimed the league title during his junior season ... posted 13 double-doubles that year.
Personal: Born Nov. 21, 1990 in Milwaukee, Wis. ... Son of James Wilson ... Has two sisters, Kamisha and Jazmin ... majoring in sociology.