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Tag Archives: Butler

Big East Tiers: 1/8/18 edition

We have 2 weeks of Big East play under our belts, so figured it was time to bust out the old TRank efficiency maps and see how the Tiers were progressing since the last time we checked back in December. Here is what the map looks like on the morning of 1/18/2018: Tier 1 – […]

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Preseason Preview: Butler

The first official practices of the 17-18 college basketball season are in the books and Paint Touches is celebrating by counting down every Marquette opponent from worst to first. Each preview will contain a look at how the opponent did last season, who they lose, who they gain, reasonable expectations for their season, and our […]

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Is Heldt the Answer on Defense?

There was a flurry of (actually informative and reasoned) discussion on Twitter this morning following the collapse at Butler on Monday, that really had me thinking as to what adjustments could be made to upgrade the defense from laughable to somewhat passable.  Marquette doesn’t need the defense to be elite, great or good to make […]

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Marquette at Butler Preview

It may have been against the Depaul Blue Doormats, but a blowout of that proportion certainly felt good. The 25-point margin of victory was the largest in BE play during the Wojo era. In fact, it was the largest margin of victory in a Big East game in almost 6 years. Marquette blew out none […]

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Photo Gallery: Marquette vs. Butler

Re-live some of the best moments from Marquette’s defeat of Butler at the Bradley Center. Be sure to click on the images to see them in full size. Photos by Ryan Messier.  

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What is at stake for Marquette this NCAA Tourney?

After finishing with a sub-.500 record for the first time in 16 years, Marquette was not selected for the NCAA Tournament. Duh. This is the second consecutive year Marquette will sit the dance out, so logic would dictate that there isn’t much on the line for the Golden Eagles when the Madness gets going this […]

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