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Quick fix for the new Marquette XX9 Jordans

Marquette basketball debuted a new app yesterday, luring users to download it by teasing a new Jordan brand shoe the team will wear on its upcoming Eurotrip. Being a people pleasing fellow, I took a screenshot of it and distributed it for public consumption, with a brief disclaimer that I wasn’t really feeling the new design. […]

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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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In the science of scheduling, Marquette failed

Marquette completed the game-by-game release of its non-conference schedule on Tuesday morning, and the results are not pretty. That’s being a bit kind. Marquette will play four high-major teams, one quality mid-major, and eight plump cupcakes. Sure, #mubb is young and the BEast will be just that, but scheduling is a science. MU just dropped […]

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