Marquette’s DJO and Crowder ready to live NBA Draft dream

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Following Wesley Matthews‘ breakout rookie campaign during the 2009-2010 NBA season, the Marquette Golden Eagles have seen players selected in the first round of the NBA Draft each of the past years; Lazar Hayward in 2010 and Jimmy Butler last summer.  A pair of MU ballers are expected to be selected tonight when Darius Johnson-Odom and Jae Crowder will likely hear their names called.

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#3 Marquette vs. #7 Florida: everything you need to know

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For the second straight season, Marquette has reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.  While last year’s run was somewhat unexpected as an 11 seed, this year’s Golden Eagles were expected to do some damage as the third seed in the West Regional.  Thursday evening in Albuquerque, Buzz Williams‘ team will match up with Billy Donovan and the seventh seeded Florida Gators with a trip to the Elite 8 on the line.

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NBA Draft Stock- Big East Tournament edition

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Playing under the spotlight of Madison Square Garden during the Big East Tournament can do wonders to either help or hurt a college basketball player’s NBA Draft Stock.  NBA scouts and general managers flock to the five-day tournament to check out some of the elite talent in the country.  Here are some players who have seen their stock rise and fall with their play in the BET. Click here for The Sports Bank’s 2012 NBA Mock Draft.
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