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Preseason Preview: Georgia

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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Hauser, WPA and why not all shots are equal

It’s common to hear from coaches and analysts that no one call or no one play was the difference in the game. In theory, that’s correct. A made free throw when the score is 5-5 counts the same as a made free-throw when the score is 65-65. Reality doesn’t work that way though. The importance […]

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Marquette at Georgia Preview

Western Carolina was the high fat cupcake we had promised it to be. However, statistically speaking, that was the most one sided Marquette game of the Wojo era. While it cannot be stressed enough how bad Western Carolina is, it is nice to see Marquette return to dominating cupcakes. The last two seasons there have […]

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Is Georgia the most important game this season?

My first post last season was arguing that Belmont was the most important game of the season. While I didn’t expect most to agree then, and can see why they wouldn’t now, I do have to say that claim held up fairly well.  Losing to Belmont wasn’t a season-ending loss by any means, it didn’t […]

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