Tag Archives: Big East

Is the regression on defense a blip, or sign of bigger issues?

As the calendar turned to 2020 on Dec. 31st and Marquette prepared to launch its Big East campaign in Omaha, MU boasted a good to very good defense, rated as the 40th best in the country with a 91.1 Adjusted Defensive rating on KenPom. Just 3 weeks later, the AdjD rating has tumbled 3 full […]

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Big East Tiers: 12/30/19

The non-conference part is in the books (for the most part) and a red-hot Big East conference is set to start tonight, so it makes sense to touch base once more and set the scene for what promises to be a wild conference season. There wasn’t a ton of action since our last update 2 […]

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Big East Tiers: 12/16/19

It’s that time of the year again. No not that one. Weekly Big East tiers are officially back! Almost every team (but Marquette) has played double digit games, and though 10 or so games isn’t a big sample, per se, when it constitutes 33% of your total output, it’s large enough to start writing about. By […]

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Marquette’s 2020 Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

With the 2020 version of Marquette, there are more questions than answers.

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Top 50 Players in the Big East: #10-1

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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Big East national media projections 2019-’20

We rounded up 20+ Big East projections so you wouldn’t have to. Where does your team stack up.

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