Tag Archives: Southern

Preseason Preview: Southern

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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Marquette vs. Southern photo gallery

Relive some of the best moments from Marquette’s 26th straight home victory in Friday’s opener against Southern. Be sure to click on the images to see them in full size. All photos by Ryan Messier.

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Has Todd Mayo turned the corner?

One game down, 30 regular season games to go. With Todd Mayo’s excellent performance Friday night, it begs the question: Has the oft-maligned, yet uber-talented junior turned the corner and become the consistent player everybody knows he can be? With big brother O.J. in attendance against Southern, Todd poured in 20 points, including a pair […]

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Player Grades: MU vs. Southern

It wasn’t a visually pleasing performance by any stretch of the imagination, but Marquette was able to outlast Southern for a 63-56 victory. As a reminder, the grades are based on an individual curve. An “A” game for Deonte Burton may be a “C” game for Jamil Wilson. Expectations and roles are taken into consideration. […]

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Marquette sets program record with 53 free throws in win over Southern

Fifty three. That’s the total number of fouls and free throws Marquette attempted in its 63-56 win over Southern Friday night. Get used to it. Thanks to an emphasis on “opening up the game,” the NCAA’s Playing Rules Oversight Panel made it a point of emphasis for officials to start calling games tighter this season. […]

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MU’s opponent: The book on Southern

Marquette’s season finally tips off tonight as the Golden Eagles host Southern. The Jaguars were picked to finish second in the Southwest Athletic Conference this year behind Texas Southern. Southern won the SWAC last year and gave No. 1 seed Gonzaga a scare before eventually falling 64-58 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. […]

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