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Way Too Early Bracketology

It has been a long dry summer for college hoop fans. Duke cut down the nets almost 4 months ago. The coaching carousel went for a spin but has long since come to a stop. Even the epic domino game that is the transfer epidemic has slowed down to almost a crawl. But as the […]

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In depth Q&A with Mike Broeker on scheduling

(Editor’s Note: In lieu of all of the questions in regards to Marquette’s non-conference schedule, (which I have criticized in two posts the past few weeks) Paint Touches got in contact with Deputy Athletic Director Mike Broeker. One of his key responsibilities is overseeing the schedule building process for the men’s basketball team, so we […]

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Historically, how weak is Marquette’s schedule?

It’s been almost week since the schedule was revealed, and though the initial outcry has subsided, questions still remain. @AnonymousEagle The Golden Eagles' schedule just looks like Exhibit A in the "Don't Do This" portion of Scheduling 101. — Chris Dobbertean (@ChrisDobbertean) July 16, 2015 I will be speaking to Deputy AD Mike Broeker next […]

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Power Rankings: Marquette Sports Journalists

While stuck on a train in some severe weather last week, I saw that Jen Lada, a Marquette alum, was moving from CSN Chicago to ESPN. Not Marquette basketball news, per se, but interesting nonetheless. That got me thinking, though, at just what a powerhouse Marquette was in the sports journalism field, relative to its […]

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A History of Bromance: Jimmy Butler and Mark Wahlberg

Jimmy Butler’s rise from homeless teenager to NBA All-Star has been a made-for-the-big-screen tale based on hard work and skill. It’s no wonder he was signed by Jordan, increased his brand value, and became a household name.  Jimmy Butler’s friendship with Mark Wahlberg isn’t quite as easy to explain.   With Entourage hitting theaters this weekend […]

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