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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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How do FOX Sports’ cutbacks affect MU, Big East?

Every time I post or Tweet negative news about FOX Sports 1, I get a decent amount of pushback from Marquette fans and Big East fans in general. The gist of most complaints is that it’s still early and I’m just scaring the kids. No need to rock the boat. While FS1 is still in its […]

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Negative trends for FOX Sports 1, Big East in 2015

There were plenty of theories about what caused the poor Big East ratings on FOX Sports 1 in 2014. Among the most prominent were: No one knows where to find the channel. It takes time to build a loyal base. The product wasn’t great. The results for 2015 are in, and the prognosis isn’t any […]

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Revenue, profit up for Marquette in 2013-’14

Forbes listed Marquette as the 15th most valuable NCAA team in it’s most recent rankings today. The data was based on the 2013-’14 filings to the U.S. Department of Education, which are available to the public here. Having seen that, I wanted to delve a little further into the data, as this was the first time […]

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What is at stake for Marquette this NCAA Tourney?

After finishing with a sub-.500 record for the first time in 16 years, Marquette was not selected for the NCAA Tournament. Duh. This is the second consecutive year Marquette will sit the dance out, so logic would dictate that there isn’t much on the line for the Golden Eagles when the Madness gets going this […]

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