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2K Classic GameThread: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Michigan Wolverines

For the second straight year, Marquette is in New York City for their non-conference event, but this time, they're at Madison Square Garden.

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THE VITALS: Marquette Golden Eagles (2-0, #31 KenPom) vs Michigan Wolverines (2-0, #36 KenPom)

THE LOCATION: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

THE OCCASION: The 2016 2K Classic semifinals

THE HOUR: 8:30pm Central, pending the end of the Pitt-SMU game.

THE AUDIO/VISUAL: ESPN2 (TV) - WatchESPN (Streaming) - 540 ESPN (Radio)

THE LINE: Pick 'em

THE PROJECTION: KenPom says Marquette has a 52% chance of winning.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE STARTERS

  • Traci Carter (6.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 4.0 apg)
  • Haanif Cheatham (13.5 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 4.5 apg)
  • Jajuan Johnson (17.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.0 apg)
  • Katin Reinhardt (11.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.5 apg)
  • Luke Fischer (12.0 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 1.5 apg)

MICHIGAN PROBABLE STARTERS

  • Derrick Walton, Jr. (16.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.0 apg)
  • Zak Irvin (13.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 3.0 apg)
  • Moritz Wagner (10.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg)
  • Duncan Robinson (5.0 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 1.0 apg)
  • Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman (9.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg, 2.0 apg)

THIS IS GOOD BEER. YOU SHOULD DRINK SOME.

Michigan has a bunch of great breweries, so you really can't go wrong there. Today's Pint Touch will be Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery in Galesburg, MI.