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Preseason Preview: Michigan

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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Pick and roll defense sinks Marquette

I love watching basketball at all levels, but don’t consider myself to be even an average tactician. I understand the basic strategies on offense and defense, but can never recognize plays in real time or quirks as they are unfolding. And yet, here I was Thursday night, the neanderthal that I am at play recognition, […]

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Marquette vs. Michigan Preview

After the high of the old fashioned whooping Marquette gave Vanderbilt, the start to the Howard game seemed like a real low. There was sloppy play, abundant turnovers, stalled offense, and too many second chances for Howard. It took some time, but Marquette eventually settled down and took control of the game. Hannie and JJJ […]

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