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Preseason Preview: VCU

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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Strotman: What we can learn from the Shaka Smart fiasco

For three hours on Monday, Shaka Smart apparently was the 17th head men’s basketball coach in Marquette history. And from the moment that apparent report surfaced on social media until Thursday evening, when I confirmed a report from Garry Parrish that Smart was no longer considering the job, every moment spent on social media, on my phone […]

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Reincarnating the Big East

Last week, Notre Dame announced its decision to leave the Big East and join the ACC in all sports but football. And with that announcement, college sports Nostradamuses are again making predictions on an impending apocalypse for the Big East. Add me to the list. It’ll be a slow death, to be sure. But despite […]

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