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Marquette Synergy: Individual defensive numbers

Averages and statistics mean little just three games into the season, though they do still mean something. While it’s difficult to make definitive statements — especially when two opponents were SWAC members — it’s still worth noting how players have fared in the early going, and may provide some insight toward Buzz Williams’ rotation that […]

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Scouting report: Ohio State touts vets, discipline

As fun as beating up on SWAC teams was, Marquette gets its first true test of the season Saturday when it takes on No. 10 Ohio State at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Golden Eagles most recently knocked off winless Grambling State, 114-71, led by 17 points from Chris Otule, 16 more from Steve […]

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Five Point Play: Getting ready for Ohio State

Remember these? Thanks to our buddy and former Marquette Tribune co-worker, Matt Trebby, who is now working in Seattle, Paint Touches is proud to announce the return of Five Point Plays this season. We begin with a doozy, as Marquette puts its 27-game home winning streak on the line against Ohio State on Saturday afternoon. […]

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Ranking the non-conference opponents

(Most) Big East foes are familiar, but what about Marquette’s non-conference schedule? The Golden Eagles will play 14 games before the conference season begins, with 12 of those confirmed (two rounds of the Wooden Legacy are not). So here’s a look at Marquette’s 13 out-of-conference opponents and some analysis on which teams pose the biggest […]

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OSU scouting report: Efficiency and tight D make Buckeyes tough to stop

The Marquette Golden Eagles, with appearances in back-t0-back Sweet 16s for the first time since 1976-1977, will have no grace period as they kick off their 2012-’13 campaign with the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes. Here’s our preview of Marquette’s matchup Friday night in the Carrier Classic aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown. Thad Matta’s group, led […]

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Marquette vs Ohio State Carrier Classic Preview

Marquette will travel to Charleston, South Carolina, to take on No. 4 Ohio State on the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier Friday night in it’s season opener, but for Buzz Williams’ squad, it will be much more than your average college game. “The honor of doing something like this is way beyond something words can explain,” […]

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