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What basketball means to Marquette, in two charts

Earlier this week, Paint Touches crossed the 2,000,000 views threshold that had for a while been the sole raison d’etre. Mark Strotman had gone to greener pastures and my personal life had taken me away from Milwaukee and to a new focus, my daughter. I told myself all I needed to do was reach 2,000,000 views for the […]

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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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