Marquette benefitted from the 'Russell Wilson' rule when Trent Lockett transferred from Arizona State for his '12-13 Senior season. Lockett did not have to sit out and added a graduate degree from Marquette. This year, another transfer with Arizona ties will be able to play right away as PG Matt Carlino will be eligible to play in '14-15 for new Coach Steve Wojciechowski. MU needed some scoring
September 27, 2014
Here is my interview with transfer PG Matt Carlino. He has been on campus for two weeks. Since he is one of the older guys on the team, he is trying to be a leader. A HS star player from Ariz, Matt signed with UCLA then left after one semester for BYU. We saw him play last March in the Bradley Center as the starting PG when BYU played Oregon in the NCAA Tournament.
July 16, 2014
As great as it is to have players that can go off for 42 points (Tyler Haws) or 33 (Brandon Davies), it's important to have a team full of players that can come in and take away some of the burden by making plays. BYU hasn't had that much this year, leading to trouble when Haws and/or Davies have struggled. But lately some others have been stepping up, most notably Matt Carlino.
January 9, 2013
At times last season as a redshirt freshman, point guard Matt Carlino looked like he could be the second coming of Jimmer Fredette. But at other times, he looked like, well, a freshman. Coach Rose has praised his consistency since practices started last month, and said he thinks he's ready for a breakout season. Carlino, meanwhile, expects to be better in large part because of his teammates.
November 2, 2012
When the Cougars begin postseason play on Friday against either Pepperdine or San Diego, they will do so with a number of players that didn't participate during last year's postseason. One such player – midyear transfer Matt Carlino – was redshirting, while another – Brandon Davies – had just been suspended. This year, however, they will get their shot to lead BYU to postseason glory.
March 1, 2012