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Sunday / August 25.
  • Marquette’s Markus Howard returning for senior season

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Markus Howard will return to Marquette for his senior season.

    The reigning Big East Player of the Year figures to be the league’s Preseason Player of the Year and has a chance to win back-to-back Player of the Year Awards.

    The last person to win back-to-back such awards was Providence’s Kris Dunn.

    Howard averaged 25.0 points, 4.0 assists and 3.9 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (23-8, 12-6). The 5-foot-11 guard scored a Big East-record 53 points against Creighton on Jan. 9.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.