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Game Thread: Marquette Golden Eagles vs #4 Wisconsin Badgers

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Can the Golden Eagles shake off Tuesday’s problems and figure out the upset against their in-state rivals?

Marq v Wisconsin

THE VITALS: Marquette Golden Eagles (2-1) vs #4 Wisconsin Badgers (3-0)

THE DATE: Friday, December 4, 2020

THE TIME: 6pm Central

THE LOCATION: A very empty Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI

THE TELEVISION: FS1, with Kevin Fitzgerald and Steve Lavin on the call

THE STREAMING: FoxSportsGo.com

THE RADIO: 94.5 FM 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: Marquette +4.5

THE PROJECTION: KenPom.com gives Wisconsin a 56% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 69-68.

THE EXCITEMENT LEVEL: KenPom.com gives this game a Thrill Score of 76.8, making it the most potentially exciting game out of the 27 scheduled between Division 1 opponents for the day.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Symir Torrence (4.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.0 steals)
  • Koby McEwen (15.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists)
  • Jamal Cain (11.7 points, 8.7 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.3 steals)
  • Dawson Garcia (13.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists)
  • Theo John (9.7 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 3.0 blocks)

WISCONSIN PROBABLE LINEUP

  • D’Mitrik Trice (10.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.0 steals)
  • Brad Davison (7.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists)
  • Aleem Ford (8.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists)
  • Micah Potter (14.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.0 steals)
  • Nate Reuvers (15.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.7 blocks)