After beating Murray St. 62-53, Marquette will head to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row. Davante Garder scored 6 consecutive points for the in the second half and Junior Cadougan had 4 assists for the Golden eagles. Darius Johnson-Odom said that these two players made a statement on the national stage tonight. Tess Quinlan has more on why Davante Gardner reminds Jamil Wilson of instant oatmeal at the KFC Yum! Center.
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MUTV Sports Director Brad Galli sits down with Marquette freshman point guard Junior Cadougan. The two discuss Junior’s first year as a Golden Eagle, his ability to overcome an early season injury, and what it will be like for Junior to play with Vander Blue and Darius Johnson-Odom in 2010-11.
MUTV’s Brad Galli gives you an exclusive look at Marquette’s night at ESPNZone in New York before the BIG EAST Tournament begins. Check out Lazar Hayward and Jimmy Butler’s gaming battle as well as Coach Buzz Williams’ philosophy on fun. Plus: Rob Frozena vs. Maurice Acker in Air Hockey, Joe Fulce vs. Erik Williams, and more!
MILWAUKEE — Early Friday morning, the Marquette Athletic program announced Freshman Junior Cadougan suffered an injury to his achilles on Thursday and will miss significant playing time. An injury of this severity will likely sideline Cadougan for the season.
According to gomarquette.com, “Cadougan will undergo surgery on his right foot in the coming days and will immediately begin the 4-to-6 month rehabilitation process.”
Coach Williams was quoted on the site, saying, “We all know injuries are a part of sports. As a program, we are all hurt and disappointed for Junior. He will receive the absolute best care possible prior to, during, and after his surgery. Even though he will not be in uniform this year, he will still be a valuable member of our team this season.”
Cadougan was expected to compete for the starting point guard position. This unfortunate situation adds to a continuing stretch of changes to the starting lineup fans are projecting. Maurice Acker is back, and will most likely suit up at the “1,” but to most fans, the spot seemed like Cadougan’s to lose.
MUTVSports has learned that incoming Marquette guard Junior Cadougan has been cleared to play.
Cadougan is a highly regarded recruit from Marquette’s big incoming crop for 2009-10 and had yet to be with the team for the summer. Much has been made about the Canadian’s absence from the team this summer, mainly because he is expected to be a top contender for the starting point guard position.
He has officially been cleared by the NCAA Clearing House and will join his teammates for the 2009-10 season.