Marquette's Vander Blue to enter NBA Draft
MILWAUKEE - Marquette University's star guard who powered the team to the 2013 Elite Eight is entering the NBA Draft.
Marquette Athletics' Twitter account said the following Tuesday morning about Vander Blue:
#mubb guard Vander Blue to forgo final season at Marquette & officially enter NBA Draft.Details to follow.— Marquette Athletics (@muathletics) April 16, 2013
“I really want to thank all of the coaches and staff at Marquette for helping me become a better player and a man,” Blue said in a statement. “I also loved and appreciate the support shown by Marquette fans across the country during my career, especially during home games at the Bradley Center.”
“As a program, we are all very thankful for everything Vander has done to help our team over the last three years, but more importantly I admire the growth he has made off the floor as a person,” head coach Buzz Williams said in the same statement.
“He has had success in each role that he has played every year he has been here, and has continued to improve. We will always be grateful for his contributions and wish him nothing but the best in his professional career.”
A Marquette official said Blue intended to sign with an agent.
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