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Player shot charts from 2013-’14 season

It’s a Friday afternoon before a Holiday weekend. Let’s not kid ourselves, no one is working right now. What better way to break up the lack of productivity than to look at some pretty (visually) ugly (statistically) shot charts from the great new site Nylon Calculus. Their main focus is on the NBA game, but […]

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Players saw little shooting improvement under Buzz

In case you missed it, we came out of summer hibernation and posted a story yesterday on Marquette assistant coach Brett Nelson. Out of the 1000 or so words written, the most feedback we heard was on a quote three paragraphs from the end on everyone’s favorite player, Derrick Wilson. “He’s never shot like that in his […]

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Coach Brett Nelson is looking to plant his roots at Marquette. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics)

Brett Nelson looking to make Marquette home

The life of a college assistant coach is anything but sedentary. Whether it’s a head coaching change at the previous institution, poor performance or simply a leap towards the next step in the coaching dream, moving from house to house, city to city and state to state often, is part of the job. Even by those […]

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Buzz offers his explanation for MU departure

“Whatever’s in the bottle, when it’s tipped over, will come out,” Buzz Williams lectured his basketball pupils in 2010. “When it’s tipped over, whatever is in you will come out. That will be your character being revealed.” One of the lasting phrases Buzz instilled into the Marquette lexicon during his tenure was that of character […]

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Is Marquette a bad job? Does ESPN have editors?

Myron Medcalf wrote a thing on bad coaching jobs for ESPN today and threw Marquette in there. I bit, as I had never heard anyone say MU was a bad coaching job, and wanted to see the logic behind it.  There wasn’t any. No, seriously, this piece makes Mike Hunt’s blog posts look like Pulitzer […]

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