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Tag Archives: Marquette

Top 50 Players in the Big East: #40-31

For the fourth year in a row, Paint Touches is taking a look at the top 50 players in the Big East. This started as a small project that I did completely on my own. Last year, I added some other Marquette folks to the fun to try and get some more balance in the […]

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Top 50 Players in the Big East: #50-41

For the fourth year in a row, Paint Touches is taking a look at the top 50 players in the Big East. This started as a small project that I did completely on my own. Last year, I added some other Marquette folks to the fun to try and get some more balance in the […]

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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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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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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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