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Good bye Jerel, Dominic, and Wesley

Posted on: March 26, 2009 7:53 pm

I am very sad that Jerel Mcneal, Dominic James, and Wesley Matthews are leaving. Those are 3 of their best 4 players and all they got coming next year to replace them is the 82nd raed high-school player in the class of 09, Erik Williams. hopefully he will have a good season next year and maybe squeak in an at-large bid to the tourney. To do that they will need to have Lazar Hayward step up and Jimmy Butler.


Category: NCAAB

Since: Dec 2, 2007
Posted on: March 29, 2009 1:11 pm

Good bye Jerel, Dominic, and Wesley

Its really too bad that this great backcourt didn't have the kind of the frontcourt that could make them a top contender.   I really don't think many people understand, how great of backcourt unit Marquette had this year.   I'm going to miss watching Jerel McNeal play.  He was definitely a game.   And what a transition for Dom James this year.   He really seem to throw away the "Me" label and was willing to understand what he needed to do to give this team a better chance.   Wesley Matthews, the least heralded of the 3, was one of the most effective scorers in the nation this year.    Yes, I really have to believe that a NIT appearance would be a realistic outlook for next years team.  Hayward is a really good player, but won't nearly enough to replace the 3 stars that they lost this year.  

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