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WAY Too Early Bracketology

Last summer Paint Touches did a WAY too early Bracketology as a fun project during the summer. It was moderately successful, accurately picking 26 out of 36 at large bids, 10 out of 11 automatic qualifiers from major conferences (AAC, ACC, A10, B1G, B12, BE, MVC, MWC, P12, SEC, and WCC), and 4 out of […]

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Life After Young

Kalif Young, a three star prospect from north of the border announced via twitter that he will be taking his talents to Providence. You can find PT’s initial coverage here. The 6”9 Orangeville Prep product had narrowed his list down to just Providence and Marquette. The announcement means that Marquette is left with one open […]

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How will Wally Ellenson leaving affect Marquette?

Marquette’s Wally Ellenson no longer in men’s hoops program, will remain on scholarship w/track and field. Brother Henry left after one year — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 21, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js It was possibly the poorest kept secret in in recent #mubb history but Wally Ellenson is no longer a part of the Marquette basketball program. […]

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8 simple rules for watching MU’s Eurotrip games

It’s not even September and we are about to get a taste of Marquette basketball in a competitive setting. No practice whispers, no Pro-Am myths. Real, live basketball. Giddy doesn’t begin to describe my interest level. Reading this all-access primer from Sports Illustrated’s Brian Hamilton took it to another level. If there was ever a […]

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In the science of scheduling, Marquette failed

Marquette completed the game-by-game release of its non-conference schedule on Tuesday morning, and the results are not pretty. That’s being a bit kind. Marquette will play four high-major teams, one quality mid-major, and eight plump cupcakes. Sure, #mubb is young and the BEast will be just that, but scheduling is a science. MU just dropped […]

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