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Tag Archives: Villanova

Big East Tiers: 1/8/18 edition

We have 2 weeks of Big East play under our belts, so figured it was time to bust out the old TRank efficiency maps and see how the Tiers were progressing since the last time we checked back in December. Here is what the map looks like on the morning of 1/18/2018: Tier 1 – […]

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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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Preseason Previews: Villanova

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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What does the Nova win mean for Marquette?

On Jan 22, 2013, an 11-7 Villanova team topped No. 5 Louisville at home, coming back late to notch it’s first victory over a top-5  opponent in almost two years. Nova had endured a string of difficult seasons consecutively, culminating the previous year with a 13-19 record. While coach Jay Wright had the full backing […]

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Best Court Storming Videos From Upset of Villanova

For those of us not in attendance, or those who can’t stop re-living it, I thought I’d put up a place to put some of the best first person videos up. If you have any I’m missing, whether they be from Snapchat, Twitter or YouTube, hit us up on Twitter and we’ll keep updating this.  […]

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Greska: Down goes Nova, I still can’t believe it

So I’m sitting in my kitchen at halftime of the game, feeding my kids raisins and making sure the dog didn’t snatch any of them. 8 PM start times are always rough in our house, as I help put our kids to bed at 9. Marquette was down 15, looking quite flat and I was […]

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