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Big East Game Thread: Marquette Golden Eagles at Georgetown Hoyas

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Can the Golden Eagles snap a three game losing streak while facing the Hoyas for the first time this season?

Marq v Georgetown

THE VITALS: Marquette Golden Eagles (5-5. 1-3 Big East) at Georgetown Hoyas (3-5, 1-3 Big East)

THE DATE: Saturday, January 2, 2021

THE TIME: 6:30pm Central

THE LOCATION: McDonough Arena, Washington, D.C.

THE TELEVISION: CBS Sports Network, with Chick Hernandez and Pete Gillen on the call.

THE STREAMING: CBSSports.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: Stat Broadcast

THE LINE: Marquette -4.5

THE PROJECTION: KenPom.com gives Marquette a 65% chance of victory in this game, with a predicted score of 77-72.

THE EXCITEMENT LEVEL: KenPom.com gives this game a Thrill Score of 57.5, making it the 19th most potentially exciting game out of the 114 games scheduled between Division 1 opponents for the day.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • D.J. Carton (11.8 points, 2.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.3 steals)
  • Koby McEwen (14.2 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists)
  • Jamal Cain (10.1 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.1 steals)
  • Dawson Garcia (12.7 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.0 assists)
  • Theo John (8.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.8 blocks)

GEORGETOWN PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Dante Harris (6.3 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists)
  • Jahvon Blair (18.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists)
  • Donald Carey (10.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists)
  • Jamorko Pickett (11.8 points, 9.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists)
  • Qudus Wahab (12.6 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.6 blocks