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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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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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NCAA Tourney sites selected with MU implications

It’s never too early to think about the NCAA Tournament, even if that means looking ahead a year or two (or three). That’s why when the NCAA announced the hosting sites for the 1st/2nd rounds as well as the regionals for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 tourneys, Twitter took full notice. There was a lot of info […]

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Marquette’s NCAA Tournament chances aren’t done just yet

Despite having just five games left in the regular season and missing an opportunity against Creighton Wednesday night, Marquette still finds itself with a chance to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. It just can’t afford to lose more than one or two games between now and March 15, the night of the Big […]

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Why was the Sweet 16 not good enough for Buzz?

Buzz Williams surprised a lot of people during Marquette Madness last season proclaiming that the Sweet 16 wasn’t good enough anymore, as seen in the video above. Without further comment, here’s what Buzz had to say about that earlier this summer at the Marquette BBQ. “I thought that our returning players were beginning to think […]

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