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Archive | October, 2013
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Haunted Hoops scrimmage notes and highlights

While the usual take-every-observation-with–boulder-of-salt condition applies, these notes from the 2013 edition of Marquette’s Haunted Hoops scrimmage should be even more questioned than usual. Instead of having a straight 5-on-5 scrimmage, Buzz Williams decided to truly get something out of it and held a pseudo practice. Yes, it was in a full-court scrimmage setting, but […]

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McKay sheds light on decision to transfer from Marquette

Jameel McKay was expected to be part of Marquette’s frontcourt in 2013 and take on an even larger role in 2014, but he made the decision to transfer last week based on what exactly that would have encompassed. “(It was) just disagreements on things, is as simple as I can put it,” McKay told Paint […]

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NCAA Basketball: Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Marquette

Paint Touches reaches 1 million page views

When a Junior Cadougan-less Marquette team went into Madison, Wis., and defeated Jordan Taylor and the Badgers, the Internet was buzzing. Marquette was ranked 16th in the country and upended the 7th ranked team in the country, ending a 23-game home winning streak in the process. And, in reality, that was the birth of Paint […]

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Duane Wilson’s injury means back to 2010 style

When freshman Junior Cadougan crumbled to the Kasten gym floor in September 2009 with a torn Achilles tendon , it left an already thin point-guard position even weaker. The top-100 recruit was expected to play a significant role on Marquette’s second unit, but a four-to-six month rehabilitation prognosis ended those talks for the foreseeable future. […]

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Big East alumni in the ESPN NBA Rank top-500

Almost two months ago we selected the first hypothetical Big East All-NBA team, with convoluted rules–obviously Dwyane Wade never played in the Big East–but pretty decent results. Why were they decent? ESPN said so, duh. ESPN once again released its list of the NBA’s top 500 players to much consternation and backlash on social media. […]

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