Marquette’s Jimmy Butler Helping NBA Draft Stock, Named Portsmouth MVP

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Jimmy Butler may not overwhelm or particularly “wow” you with any specific aspect of his game.  That is part of the reason he was robbed and only received All-Big East Honorable Mentions this past season despite clearly being the most important all-around player for Marquette.

Still, Butler is starting to gain some steam as a NBA prospect after helping lead Marquette to the Sweet 16 and earning MVP honors at this weekend’s Portsmouth Invitational (a camp for college seniors where NBA scouts get to further analyze their NBA Draft prospects.)

By: David Kay

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Hayward to play in Portsmouth Invitational

By: David Kay

The Portsmouth Invitational presents an opportunity for college basketball seniors to impress NBA scouts and hopefully secure a spot in the NBA Draft.  Marquette senior forward Lazar Hayward will get that chance next week.
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