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GameThread: Marquette Golden Eagles vs #2 Kansas Jayhawks

Marquette rumbles with the second-best team in the country in The House That Jay-Z Built

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Midwest Regional-Kansas vs Oregon Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

THE VITALS: Marquette Golden Eagles (3-1) vs #2 Kansas Jayhawks (3-0)

THE DATE: Wednesday, November 21, 2018

THE TIME: 6 p.m. CT

THE LOCATION: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

THE TELEVISION: ESPN2, with Tom Hart and Fran Fraschilla on the call

THE STREAMING: WatchESPN

THE RADIO: 540 ESPN Milwaukee, available through the TuneIn app, with Steve “The Homer” True and Tony Smith on the call

THE LIVE STATS: Dunno, man. Nothing listed on MU or KU’s website.

THE LINE: Kansas -8.5. I’d hammer the Jayhawks if I were you. But it’s your money!

THE PROJECTION: As expected, KenPom predicts Kansas to win by a score of 83-74, with a 79% chance of claiming victory.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Markus Howard (20.0 pts, 5.8 rebs, 5.5 asts)
  • Jamal Cain (4.3 pts, 5.4 rebs, 0.8 blks)
  • Joey Hauser (12.0 pts, 6.5 rebs, 3.0 asts)
  • Sam Hauser (15.5 pts, 6.5 rebs, 2.0 asts)
  • Theo John (7.5 pts, 5.3 rebs, 1.8 blks)

KANSAS PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Quentin Grimes (12.3 pts, 2.0 rebs, 5.7 asts)
  • Devon Dotson (9.0 pts, 3.7 rebs, 2.0 asts)
  • Lagerald Vick (22.3 pts, 5.0 rebs, 2.0 asts)
  • Dedric Lawson (13.0 pts, 9.0 rebs, 3.7 asts)
  • Udoka Azubuike (19.0 pts, 7.3 rebs, 3.0 blks)