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Preseason Preview: Providence

The first official practices of the 18-19 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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Top 50 Players in the Big East #20-11

For the third year in a row, Paint Touches is taking a look at the top 50 players in the Big East. Instead of doing a true top 50, we took the five best players from each team and ordered them one to fifty. Important to note, these are the five best players, not necessarily […]

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Top 50 Players in the Big East #40-31

  For the third year in a row, Paint Touches is taking a look at the top 50 players in the Big East. Instead of doing a true top 50, we took the five best players from each team and ordered them one to fifty. Important to note, these are the five best players, not […]

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Big East Tiers: 1/22/18 edition

With a month of Big East play behind us, we are now in a position where we can be more confident that teams are not just flukes. There will still be plenty of movement by the end of the season, but small sample size isn’t really applicable any more. As always, this chart and all stats […]

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How unlikely was Marquette’s win at Providence?

By now, I’m sure you’ve gotten your fill of Markus Howard articles, and lost in the (much deserved) hoopla, was just how stunning Marquette’s win actually was. No, Providence wasn’t a title contender and uber favorite, and it was missing one if it’s best players, but just based on the pure numbers, it was one […]

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Howard’s performance for the ages

Markus Howard. 52.  That’s a number that needs no context. It needs no explanation. It definitely doesn’t require a numbers guy to explain the significance. By itself, 52 conveys everything you would need to know about the crazy, stupid, wonderful performance Markus Howard put together.  But what fun would that be. This is a numbers […]

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