Tag Archives: Markus Howard

What can we learn by breaking individual stats from the 2019 season into thirds?

How did Marquette’s players get worse individually, without seeing a similar team drop from a stats point of view?

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Did Marquette collapse in 2019, or just revert to the mean?

I tend to be a pessimist when it comes to sports teams I follow. More than it being any sort of rational/analytic-based projection foundation, it’s quite simply a coping mechanism for the inevitable downfall. You can’t get hurt quite as badly if you are constantly anticipating the bottom to drop out. (Or so I tell […]

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Who is Marquette’s most beloved player post-Wade?

Andy Katz posted his list of the 16 names you’ll be hearing about in March, and included Markus Howard, a returning All-American 2nd teamer, at No. 10. But while the list itself is of very little value, Katz had already named Markus as the 2nd best player in NCAA basketball for next season, one line […]

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Marquette Basketball All-Decade Team

It’s the middle of summer and the biggest talking points around Marquette still revolve around two players no longer on the team. Time to switch up the vibe and go with something more lighthearted. I received this Tweet on Thursday night and couldn’t stop thinking about it. @PaintTouches @CrackedSidewlks any thoughts on MU starting 5? […]

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Way-too-early Marquette minutes projections

There’s a lot I want to talk about in regards to the 2019 season, and I planned on doing that most of the summer. But the Hauser transfers just completely killed my vibe. Not that I don’t think there will be plenty to talk about both past, present and future, I just still haven’t gotten […]

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How ‘easy’ have Ja Morant’s assists been?

Although they all count the same in the box score, not all assists are created equal. Driving past 3 defenders and dropping a dime for a slam gets you the same mark as making a 2 foot lateral pass behind the arc on a made bucket. In Marquette Scoop terminology, this is the prototypical “easy assist”. […]

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