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Big East GameThread: #10 Marquette Golden Eagles at Villanova Wildcats

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Just a chance to clinch a regular season conference championship, that’s all.

Marq vs Villanova Take 2

THE VITALS: #10 Marquette Golden Eagles (23-4, 15-3 Big East) at Villanova Wildcats (20-8, 11-4 Big East)

THE DATE: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

THE TIME: 8pm Central

THE LOCATION: Finneran Pavilion, Bryn Mawr, PA

THE TELEVISION: FS1, with Brian Custer and Bill Raftery on the call

THE STREAMING: FoxSportsGo.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 Villanova a 59% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 73-70.

THE EXCITEMENT LEVEL: KenPom gives this game a Thrill Score of 72.8, the second best score of the 49 games scheduled for the day.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Markus Howard (25.3 pts, 4.2 rebs, 4.0 asts, 1.1 stls)
  • Sacar Anim (8.6 pts, 3.1 rebs, 1.2 asts)
  • Sam Hauser (15.2 pts, 6.9 rebs, 2.3 asts)
  • Joey Hauser (10.0 pts, 5.4 rebs, 2.3 asts)
  • Theo John (5.9 pts, 5.1 rebs, 2.3 blks)

VILLANOVA PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Collin Gillespie (11.2 pts, 2.6 rebs, 3.0 asts, 1.2 stls)
  • Phil Booth (18.4 pts, 3.8 rebs, 3.8 asts)
  • Saddiq Bey (8.4 pts, 5.4 rebs, 1.3 asts)
  • Eric Paschall (17.3 pts, 6.1 rebs, 2.1 asts)
  • Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree (5.5 pts, 6.1 rebs, 1.0 blks)