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2018 NIT GameThread: #2 Marquette vs #3 Oregon

Win, and there’s one more home game this season.

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THE VITALS: #2 Marquette Golden Eagles (20-13) vs #3 Oregon Ducks (23-12)

THE DATE: Sunday, March 18, 2018

THE TIME: 3:30pm Central

THE LOCATION: Al McGuire Center, Milwaukee, WI

THE TELEVISION: ESPN2, with Mitch Holthus and Jason Capel on the call

THE STREAMING: WatchESPN

THE RADIO: 540 ESPN Milwaukee, with Steve “The Homer” True & Jim McIlvaine on the call

THE LIVE STATS: GameTracker

THE LINE: Marquette -5

THE PROJECTION: KenPom gives Marquette a 70% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 79-73.

THE STAKES: Winner advances to the NIT quarterfinals, where they will host #4 seed Penn State. The Nittany Lions defeated #1 seed Notre Dame in South Bend on Saturday.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Andrew Rowsey (19.9 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 4.6 apg)
  • Markus Howard (20.5 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 2.9 apg, 1.0 spg)
  • Sacar Anim (7.5 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 1.7 apg)
  • Sam Hauser (14.4 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 2.8 apg, 1.0 apg)
  • Matt Heldt (4.0 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 1.0 bpg)

OREGON PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Payton Pritchard (14.5 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 4.8 apg, 1.3 spg)
  • Elijah Brown (13.9 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.5 apg)
  • MiKyle McIntosh (11.4 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 1.5 apg)
  • Troy Brown (11.4 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 3.1 apg, 1.6 spg)
  • Paul White (9.1 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 1.5 apg)