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Marquette set to honor Rick Majerus with jersey patch

Dec 5, 2012, 8:01 PM EDT

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On Monday night, Utah announced that they would be honoring the late Rick Majerus by hanging one of his memorable sweaters in the rafters of their home arena, where Majerus spent 14 seasons stalking the sidelines.

That’s awesome.

And it seems like the perfect way to honor a guy like Majerus.

Majerus, a Wisconsin native, spent 12 years on staff at Marquette and was an assistant in 1977 when they won the national title. The Golden Eagles will also be honoring their former coach. They’ll be wearing the patch you see in the picture on their jerseys for the rest of the season.

(Photo Credit: Marquette Athletics twitter account)

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