Archive | October, 2019

Top 50 Players in the Big East: #40-31

For the fourth year in a row, Paint Touches is taking a look at the top 50 players in the Big East. This started as a small project that I did completely on my own. Last year, I added some other Marquette folks to the fun to try and get some more balance in the […]

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Top 50 Players in the Big East: #50-41

For the fourth year in a row, Paint Touches is taking a look at the top 50 players in the Big East. This started as a small project that I did completely on my own. Last year, I added some other Marquette folks to the fun to try and get some more balance in the […]

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What can we learn by breaking individual stats from the 2019 season into thirds?

How did Marquette’s players get worse individually, without seeing a similar team drop from a stats point of view?

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Did Marquette collapse in 2019, or just revert to the mean?

I tend to be a pessimist when it comes to sports teams I follow. More than it being any sort of rational/analytic-based projection foundation, it’s quite simply a coping mechanism for the inevitable downfall. You can’t get hurt quite as badly if you are constantly anticipating the bottom to drop out. (Or so I tell […]

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