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Tag Archives: RPI

Is Georgia the most important game this season?

My first post last season was arguing that Belmont was the most important game of the season. While I didn’t expect most to agree then, and can see why they wouldn’t now, I do have to say that claim held up fairly well.  Losing to Belmont wasn’t a season-ending loss by any means, it didn’t […]

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In the science of scheduling, Marquette failed

Marquette completed the game-by-game release of its non-conference schedule on Tuesday morning, and the results are not pretty. That’s being a bit kind. Marquette will play four high-major teams, one quality mid-major, and eight plump cupcakes. Sure, #mubb is young and the BEast will be just that, but scheduling is a science. MU just dropped […]

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Marquette Sees Improvement in Non-conference Strength of Schedule

Marquette Sees Improvement in Non-conference Strength of Schedule  Marquette’s non-conference RPI strength of schedule projects to show improvement compared to 2013-14 Even at 8-4, MU’s non-conference adjusted winning percentage would be worse than last year, but the better strength of schedule more than offsets the lower winning percentage Tuesday’s game against Arizona State game looms […]

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A look at Marquette’s resume on Selection Sunday

It’s here. 126 days after Marquette tipped off its season against Colgate, the day of reckoning has come. Selection Sunday is but a few hours away, with the potential fate of the Golden Eagles in the selection committee’s hands. The games are played, the stats kept, all there is to find out now is who […]

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