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Big East GameThread: #21 Marquette Golden Eagles at Creighton Bluejays

What will happen in Marquette’s third true road game of the year?

Marq vs Creighton

THE VITALS: #21 Marquette Golden Eagles (12-3, 1-1 Big East) at Creighton Bluejays (10-5, 1-1 Big East)

THE DATE: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

THE TIME: 6pm Central

THE LOCATION: CHI Health Center, Omaha, NE

THE TELEVISION: CBS Sports Network, with Brent Stover and Bob Wenzel on the call

THE STREAMING: CBSSports.com

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

THE LIVE STATS: StatBroadcast

THE LINE: Marquette +3.5

THE PROJECTION: KenPom.com gives Marquette a 39% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 80-77 favoring Creighton.

THE EXCITEMENT LEVEL: KenPom gives this game a Thrill Score of 68.3, the second best score of the 49 games scheduled for the day.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Markus Howard (24.0 pts, 3.9 rebs, 4.2 asts, 1.1 stls)
  • Sacar Anim (7.3 pts, 3.4 rebs)
  • Sam Hauser (13.5 pts, 6.8 rebs, 2.1 asts)
  • Joey Hauser (10.5 pts, 6.1 rebs, 2.3 asts)
  • Theo John (5.7 pts, 3.9 rebs, 1.8 blks)

CREIGHTON PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Davion Mintz (8.8 pts, 4.1 rebs, 2.4 asts)
  • Ty-Shon Alexander (16.7 pts, 3.1 rebs, 3.0 asts)
  • Mitch Ballock (10.9 pts, 3.9 rebs, 3.5 asts)
  • Damien Jefferson (9.9 pts, 5.7 rebs, 1.1 asts)
  • Martin Krampelj (10.3 pts, 5.6 rebs)