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Big East Game Thread: Marquette Golden Eagles at Providence Friars

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How will the Golden Eagles respond to their season breaking loss to DePaul?

THE VITALS: Marquette Golden Eagles (8-7, 4-5 Big East) at Providence Friars (8-7, 4-5 Big East)

THE DATE: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

THE TIME: 6pm Central

THE LOCATION: Alumni Hall, Providence, Rhode Island

THE TELEVISION: CBS Sports Network, with Andrew Catalon and Steve Lappas 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 +1.5

THE PROJECTION: KenPom.com gives Providence a 60% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 71-68.

THE EXCITEMENT LEVEL: KenPom.com gives this game a Thrill Score of 62.6, making it the eight most potentially exciting game out of the 34 games scheduled between Division 1 opponents on the day.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • D.J. Carton (12.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.4 steals)
  • Koby McEwen (12.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists)
  • Jamal Cain (10.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists)
  • Dawson Garcia (12.7 points, 7.2 rebounds)
  • Theo John (7.5 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.7 blocks)

PROVIDENCE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Alyn Breed (4.8 points, 2.3 rebounds)
  • David Duke (18.7 points, 6.1 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 1.0 steals)
  • A.J. Reeves (8.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.1 steals)
  • Jimmy Nichols (6.4 points, 2.4 rebounds)
  • Nate Watson (18.6 points, 6.8 rebounds)