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Why are the computer rankings down on Marquette?

With a 2-0 record in a week of carnage for the rest of the AP top 25, Marquette was able to jump from 21st to 15th in the weekly ratings, the best ranking under coach Steve Wojciechowski and the top mark since March 2013, almost 6 years ago. AP ratings don’t mean anything, in that […]

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Just how abnormal is the Big East’s returning talent drain?

The ink on the 2018 season wasn’t even dry yet when one glaring takeaway was already burning brightly. The Big East will be much weaker both individually and as a whole. Sure, Villanova was losing the National Player of the Year as well as another lottery pick, but it wasn’t just the reigning champs that […]

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Big East Tiers: 12/18 edition

With Big East play right around the corner, we have enough evidence to start gaming out the true quality of teams, rather than relying on a few outliers, whether positive or negative.  Don’t just take my word for it, though. Every week, I play around with TRank’s conference efficiency map to get a gauge of […]

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