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Tag Archives: Dominic James

Measuring Traci Carter’s impact

I was minding my own business while working last month, getting ready to pick up my kids and scrolling through Twitter a bit. As is usually the case, I ran into something that stuck with me the rest of the day. Eyeballing a generic PG rating: Assist% / 5 + Steal% x 2 – TOV% […]

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Going forward, Marquette must find its Shabazz Napier-type

With every curl he ran off of to perfection, with every 3-pointer he attempted with ease and with every transition attempt he confidently attacked the basket on, Shabazz Napier left those watching Monday’s national championship in more awe than the play before. This wasn’t anything new for Connecticut’s senior point guard, who scored 25 points in a […]

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Buycks continues to make most of opportunities

Dwight Buycks has been active on social media the last two weeks, thanking those who have congratulated him for earning a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Toronto Raptors. The point guard has transformed from a junior-college shooting guard to an NBA court general in a matter of four years, and while many have helped him […]

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Column: The next best Marquette point guard

When Dominic James committed to Tom Crean and Marquette in 2005, expectations went through the roof. The runner-up to Luke Zeller for Mr. Indiana that year, the high school senior James averaged 31.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 6.4 assists at Richmond, helping his school to the sectional final. As the No. 36 recruit (RSCI) and […]

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Warriors Abroad: New season edition

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of the new season for our regular feature here at Paint Touches. Warriors Abroad focuses on the goings-on of former Marquette players in their professional basketball careers.  If you have any suggestions or have any information as to the locations of player’s whose info we do not have posted, drop […]

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Best Game Bracket: 3 vs. 14/6 vs. 11

This is the third set of match-ups of a 16-game bracket looking at the best Marquette game of the last decade. The complete bracket is at the bottom of each match-up. Vote early and share it. The more votes, the better. 3. 3/20/11 Syracuse (Sweet 16 Berth) VS. 14. 12/22/08 NC STATE (JAMES 3-POINTER) The Case […]

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