Marquette Celebrates 2012-13 Elite Eight Run With Banquet

The 2012-13 campaign included a first-ever BIG EAST title.

April 17, 2013

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The Marquette University men's basketball team celebrated its record-setting 2012-13 campaign Wednesday night with the annual team banquet, hosted this year at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

Nearly 400 Golden Eagle fans were in attendance at the event, which featured the debut of the highlight video, personal interaction with the players and staff, the opportunity to have a photo taken with the BIG EAST Conference championship trophy and other special features.

2012-13 Marquette Men's Basketball Award Winners

Best Performance In A Supporting Role - Barb Kellaher
Hank Raymonds Sportsmanship Award - Jamal Ferguson
Dwyane Wade Legacy of Leadership Award - Derrick Wilson
Standard of Academic Excellence - Jake Thomas
Rebounding Effort - Trent Lockett & Jamil Wilson
Create for Others - Junior Cadougan
Sixth Man of the Year - Davante Gardner
Most Improved Player - Vander Blue
Defensive Player of the Year - Trent Lockett
One Shining Moment Award - Jake Thomas
Wesley Matthews "Just Today" Award - Steve Taylor, Jr.
Lazar Hayward "Everyday Tough" Award - Chris Otule
Rob Frozena "We Are Marquette" Award - Jamil Wilson
Joseph Fulce "WDYL? 1%" Award - Todd Mayo
Jimmy Butler "Only Now Exists" Award - Junior Cadougan
Darius Johnson-Odom "Sacrifice For The String" Award - Juan Anderson
Most Valuable Performer - Vander Blue
Character Revealed Award - Junior Cadougan

2012-13 Marquette Men's Basketball Highlights

  • NCAA Elite Eight (first time since 2003 and seventh time in MU history)
  • BIG EAST Conference regular season co-champions (first-ever BIG EAST title)
  • 26-9 overall (third-most wins in school history)
  • 14-4 BIG EAST (28 league victories last two seasons are most of any BIG EAST program)
  • Eighth-straight NCAA Championship appearance
  • Third-straight Sweet 16 appearance Eighth-straight 20-win season Eighth-straight BIG EAST Championship quarterfinal appearance
  • Matched program best with 14 BIG EAST wins (also 14-4 in 2011-12) Currently in possession of 25-game home winning streak (second longest in the nation)
  • Finished undefeated at home for second-straight year in league play
  • 24 national television broadcasts
  • Ranked 15/11 in the final polls (one of six schools to finish in top-20 of coaches poll last three years)
  • Finished 15th in the nation in attendance (15,033 per game), seventh-straight top-15 finish

VIDEO: Marquette players celebrate their fans at annual awards banquet




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