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Big East GameThread: #16 Marquette Golden Eagles vs Xavier Musketeers

The Golden Eagles return home looking to bounce back from their loss to St. John’s.

Marq vs Xavier

THE VITALS: #16 Marquette Golden Eagles (11-3, 0-1 Big East) vs Xavier Musketeers (9-6, 1-1 Big East)

THE DATE: Sunday, January 6, 2019

THE TIME: 11am Central

THE LOCATION: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI

THE TELEVISION: Fox, with Brian Anderson, Stephen Bardo, and Katie George on the call

THE STREAMING: Fox Sports Go

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

THE LIVE STATS: Sidearm Stats

THE LINE:

THE PROJECTION: KenPom.com gives Marquette a 75% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 77-70.

THE EXCITEMENT LEVEL: KenPom gives this game a Thrill Score of 48.6, the seventh best score of the 19 games scheduled for the day.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Markus Howard (23.9 pts, 3.9 rebs, 3.9 asts, 1.1 stls)
  • Sacar Anim (6.4 pts, 3.1 rebs)
  • Sam Hauser (14.3 pts, 6.9 rebs, 2.2 asts)
  • Joey Hauser (10.0 pts, 6.1 rebs, 2.2 asts)
  • Theo John (6.1 pts, 3.9 rebs, 1.9 blks)

XAVIER PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Quentin Goodin (13.5 pts, 3.0 rebs, 5.7 asts, 1.8 stls)
  • Paul Scruggs (12.5 pts, 4.5 rebs, 3.0 asts, 1.4 stls)
  • Kyle Castlin (4.8 pts, 3.1 rebs)
  • Naji Marshall (12.6 pts, 8.0 rebs, 3.4 asts, 1.1 stls)
  • Zach Hankins (10.2 pts, 4.7 rebs, 1.3 blks)