Archive | November, 2020

Top 55 Players in the Big East: #55-31

For the past four years, Paint Touches has been counting down the top 50 players in the Big East. It started as my personal opinion and over time it grew to the point of having representatives from each of our Big East bloggin’ brethren contribute to the rankings for a truly neutral picture of the […]

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Crowdsourcing minute projections for 2021

I spent a whole lot of words spelling out how I thought the minute distributions would look like for Marquette this season, but as I said in that post, there’s a ton of conjecture there not grounded in empirical evidence. I’m fully cognizant of that limitation. So I really am looking for help to see […]

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Marquette minute projections for 2021

Without a mainstay like Markus How will the roles and minutes break out this year?

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What does Jose Perez’ immediate eligibility mean for Marquette?

Back in June, as D.J. Carton was receiving an official waiver from the NCAA to not have to sit out a year after transferring from Ohio State, I wondered about Jose Perez’ waiver, as the initial thought was he’d be sitting out the season. Sure enough, as of that day, a waiver had not been […]

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Markus Howard goes undrafted, signs with Denver Nuggets

At just 5’11”, size has been the biggest detriment to Markus Howard’s game at every level. But at every level Markus has proven time and again that his scoring acumen and ability to shoot the rock is otherworldly. That is what he was born to do, and that’s what he’ll be asked to do at […]

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WAY Too Early Bracketology – Fall 2020

Normally we here at Paint Touches release our WAY too early Bracketology some time during the dog days of summer. This project started as a dorky way for me to pass the time between the National Championship and Marquette Madness. I mean what would you rather do? Spend endless hours entering data into a homemade […]

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