Tag Archives: Dwyane Wade

Big East alumni in the ESPN NBA Rank top-500

Almost two months ago we selected the first hypothetical Big East All-NBA team, with convoluted rules–obviously Dwyane Wade never played in the Big East–but pretty decent results. Why were they decent? ESPN said so, duh. ESPN once again released its list of the NBA’s top 500 players to much consternation and backlash on social media. […]

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Marquette Madness primer

Our-long awaited national crisis is almost over. No, the government isn’t going to be up and running any time soon, but come Friday at 7 p.m., Marquette basketball will be and for fans and followers of the blue and gold, that’s more than enough good news. Here at Paint Touches we have scraped and clawed […]

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Historic opportunity awaits Marquette on Saturday

About 13 years ago, a young assistant at Northwestern State was asked what his ultimate coaching fantasy would be. The 27-year-old responded: “As a Division I coach, my team wins the conference championship in a game televised by ESPN with all of the players’ families in the stands.” That was Buzz Williams’ wildest dream just […]

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Top Season Performance Bracket Semifinals

4. Jerel McNeal (2008-2009) vs. 1. Dwyane Wade (2002-2003) The case for Wade: Fresh of defeating the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats to book a trip to the Final Four in New Orleans, Wade remarked, ”I wanted to take Marquette to the next level, the same level as Al McGuire did.” That he did. This medium sized fella’ was all […]

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TSP Bracket: Dwyane Wade vs. Jimmy Butler

This is the first match-up of the second round of the Top Season Performance Bracket. Who moves on is up to you, so vote early and share with others! 1. Dwyane Wade (2002-2003) vs. 8. Jimmy Butler (2010-2011) The case for Wade: Fresh of defeating the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats to book a trip to the Final Four […]

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TSP Bracket: Dwyane Wade vs. Maurice Acker

This is the first match-up of a 16-person bracket looking at the best individual season performances 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. 1. Dwyane Wade (2002-2003)     vs.    16. Maurice Acker (2009-2010) The case for […]

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