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Tag Archives: Xavier

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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Photo Gallery: Marquette vs. Xavier

Re-live some of the best moments from Marquette’s Big East opening loss to Xavier at the Bradley Center.

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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 Preview: Xavier

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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Marquette vs. Xavier Preview

Probable Starters: 1: Quentin Goodin: 6-4 194 lb FR PG: 19.0 mpg, 4.3 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.2 bpg, 1.5 tpg, .336 FG%, .528 FT%, .323 3P% 2: JP Macura: 6-5 203 lb JR SG: 32.6 mpg, 14.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.5 spg, 0.2 bpg, 2.1 tpg, .421 FG%, .812 […]

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Top 50 Players in the Big East: 10-1

With the season just around the corner, Paint Touches is taking a look at the top 50 players in the Big East. Instead of doing a true top 50, we took the five best players from each team and ordered them one to fifty. Important to note, these are the five best players, not necessarily […]

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