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Big East GameThread: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Creighton Bluejays

It would be a very big deal if the Golden Eagles can wrap up the regular season with a victory against the Bluejays.

THE VITALS: Marquette Golden Eagles (18-11, 9-8) vs Creighton Bluejays (23-7, 10-7 Big East)

THE TIME: 1:30pm

THE LOCATION: BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI

THE AUDIO/VISUAL: FS2 (TV) - Fox Sports Go (streaming) - 540 ESPN (Radio)

THE LINE: Marquette -4

THE PROJECTION: KenPom gives Marquette a 58% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 84-82.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Matt Heldt (2.5 ppg, 2.7 rpg)
  • Sam Hauser (8.6 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 1.3 apg)
  • Duane Wilson (4.9 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 1.7 apg, 1.0 spg)
  • Andrew Rowsey (11.3 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 2.3 apg)
  • Markus Howard (13.0 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 2.0 apg)

CREIGHTON PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Justin Patton (13.1 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 1.3 apg, 1.5 bpg)
  • Cole Huff (9.0 ppg, 4.1 rpg)
  • Isaiah Zierden (5.1 ppg, 1.9 rpg)
  • Marcus Foster (18.8 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 2.3 apg)
  • Khyri Thomas (12.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.5 spg)

THE STAKES: If Marquette wins, they'll either be the #3 seed or the #4 seed in the Big East tournament. If they lose, they'll either be the #5 seed or the #6 seed.