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Quick Observations from 1st Annual Blue vs. Gold Scrimmage

Marquette Madness is dead and birthed from its ashes is a new tradition that certainly has less flair but a lot more focus on basketball. The Blue vs. Gold scrimmage was short, sweet, and to the point which might disappoint some but basketball nerds (and face it if you are reading this you are one) […]

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WAY Too Early Bracketology – Fall 2020

Normally we here at Paint Touches release our WAY too early Bracketology some time during the dog days of summer. This project started as a dorky way for me to pass the time between the National Championship and Marquette Madness. I mean what would you rather do? Spend endless hours entering data into a homemade […]

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WAY Too Early Bracketology – Summer 2019

Summer is here again so it is time to tweak our process and take another crack at a summer bracketology. To create this bracketology, a formula was used that looked at KenPom rankings, conference ranking, percentage lost of major categories (points, rebounds, steals, blocks, 3PM), assigned value to incoming players (including freshmen, JUCOs, transfers, graduate […]

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Bill Cords addresses Marquette’s search to replace Buzz Williams

The media room at the Al McGuire Center was filled to the brim Thursday afternoon as Bill Cords provided insights on search for Buzz Williams’ replacement since the social media eruption Monday. The two main points: Cords said he will remain Marquette’s interim athletic director until about this time next year and that Virginia Commonwealth […]

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Marquette moves to contender status with win over Pitt

Marquette knew a win over No. 16 Pittsburgh would have implications. It moved the Golden Eagles into a tie for first place in the Big East with Georgetown. It meant a sweep of its toughest mirror opponent, and it meant a 1.5-game lead over the Panthers and Notre Dame for the fourth spot and double-bye […]

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Pittsburgh provides imposing challenge as Marquette aims for another double bye

Marquette hosts one of the hottest teams in the Big East when Pittsburgh comes to town tomorrow for a noon tip off. The Golden Eagles are currently tied for first place in the conference standings following Syracuse’s 66-58 loss at Connecticut Wednesday. “This is probably the biggest game of the year for us so far, […]

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