Dwyane wade college career

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Wade chose to play college basketball for Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. During Wade's freshman year at Marquette, he was ineligible to play with the men's team due to a violation ofthe NCAA's Proposition 48. Wade sought tutoring to improve his writing skills in order to regain eligibility.[10][11] When Wade became eligible to play the following year (2001–2002), he led the GoldenEagles in scoring with 17.8 ppg, led the conference in steals at 2.47 per game, and accumulated averages of 6.6 rebounds per game and 3.4 assists per game.[12] Marquette finished with a 26–7record,[7] the school's best record since the 1993–94 season.[7] In 2002–03, Wade led Marquette in scoring again with 21.5 ppg,[12] and Marquette won the school's first and only Conference USA championshipwith a 27–6 record. Wade then led the Golden Eagles to the Final Four, the school's first appearance in the Final Four since winning the 1977 national championship. After the season, he was named to theAll-America First Team by the Associated Press; Wade is the first Marquette basketball player since 1978 to do so.[7]

Wade's performance during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2003 NCAATournament was highly publicized by the national press. Against heavily favored, top-ranked and top-seeded Kentucky Wildcats, Wade recorded a triple-double with 29 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists.[13] Histriple double was the fourth in NCAA Tournament history.[14] Wade's exceptional play helped lead Marquette over the Wildcats 83–69 and into the Final Four; Wade was named MVP of the Midwest Regional.Marquette finished the season ranked #6 in the AP poll, the school's highest ranking since the 1976–77 season. Wade's strong tournament play resulted in increased visibility in the national mediaand, consequently, a high draft projection.[15] As a result, he elected to forgo his senior year at Marquette and enter the 2003 NBA draft. On February 3, 2007, almost four years after Wade played in...
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