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Tag Archives: Big East

Stop sleeping on Sam Hauser

Sam Hauser has been one of the best players in the Big East. When will the public at large catch up?

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How did MU perform according to expectation in ’18?

I make a note of rounding up all the preseason projections before the season starts, to be able to gauge what the national, unbiased consensus is and to be able to measure against at the end of the season. And although there are still a few games remaining that will have minimal impact on the final […]

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Big East NCAA Tournament Shares

I’ve long been fascinated with the financial aspect of sports, but particularly as it pertains to Marquette. Not everyone’s cup of tea, I know, but it can be very difficult to track down information at both a macro (NCAA) and micro (MU) level. So in the interest of serving the public interest, I thought I’d […]

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Big East Tiers: 3/5/18 edition

So we took a month off between updating these posts. Yea, my bad. But we got the final one in, so let’s forget about February and move along. As always, this chart and all stats come from TRank. Here is what the map looks like on the morning of 3/5/2018: Tier 1 – Villanova Villanova wasn’t able to […]

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Marquette’s end of season scenarios

After Marquette’s losses to Butler and Providence in late January and early February, I officially adjusted my expectations because I believed we had enough evidence that this was an NIT team and nothing more. Marquette was a DePaul win from making me eat my Tweets, but alas, death by DePaul seems a very appropriate cause […]

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Hauser belongs on an All-Big East team

The Big East has no shortage of fantastic players having outstanding seasons. Jalen Brunson, Trevon Bluiett, Mikal Bridges, Shamorie Ponds, Angel Delgado, Marcus Foster, Kelan Martin, etc… In fact, the conference has a legitimate case for getting two or three players on national All-America teams at the end of the season, with Jalen Brunson all […]

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