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Big East GameThread: Marquette Golden Eagles vs Creighton Bluejays

Let’s do this one more time, shall we?

Marq v Creighton Take 2

THE VITALS: Marquette Golden Eagles (17-12, 8-9) vs Creighton Bluejays (21-9, 10-7)

THE DATE: Saturday, March 3, 2018

THE TIME: 1:30pm Central

THE LOCATION: BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI

THE TELEVISION: Fox, with Justin Kutcher & Nick Bahe on the call

THE STREAMING: Fox Sports Go

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

THE LIVE STATS: GameTracker

THE LINE: Marquette -2.5

THE PROJECTION: KenPom gives Marquette a 53% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 84-83.

THE STAKES: Marquette needs to win to keep their NCAA tournament at-large berth hopes alive. As of Friday night, the Golden Eagles appeared in just nine of the 93 projections on Bracket Matrix.

THE HISTORY: This will be Marquette’s final regular season game at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. It has been the home to Marquette basketball for 30 seasons, and the Golden Eagles will be moving to the Milwaukee Entertainment & Sports Complex (still no naming rights, huh?) next season.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Andrew Rowsey (19.7 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 4.6 apg, 1.0 spg)
  • Markus Howard (20.8 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.8 apg, 1.0 spg)
  • Sacar Anim (7.7 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 1.9 apg)
  • Sam Hauser (15.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 2.8 apg, 1.0 spg)
  • Matt Heldt (4.0 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 1.0 bpg)

CREIGHTON PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Davion Mintz (5.7 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 2.9 apg)
  • Marcus Foster (20.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.0 spg)
  • Khyri Thomas (15.2 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 2.9 apg, 1.5 spg)
  • Mitch Ballock (6.8 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 2.0 apg)
  • Toby Hegner (8.7 ppg, 2.9 rpg)