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Big East Game Thread: Marquette Golden Eagles vs #15 Creighton Bluejays

Can the Golden Eagles recapture the magic that got them the win in Omaha back in December?

THE VITALS: Marquette Golden Eagles (9-9, 5-7 Big East) vs Creighton Bluejays (13-5, 9-4 Big East)

THE DATE: Saturday, February 6, 2021

THE TIME: 4pm Central

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

THE TELEVISION: Fox, with Tim Brando and Nick Bahe 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 Creighton a 66% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 76-71.

THE EXCITEMENT LEVEL: KenPom.com gives this game a Thrill Score of 66.5, making it the 12th most potentially exciting game out of the 100 contests scheduled between Division 1 opponents today.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • D.J. Carton (12.5 points, 3.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.3 steals)
  • Koby McEwen (12.6 points, 3.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists)
  • Jamal Cain (10.1 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.0 steals)
  • Dawson Garcia (12.7 points, 6.8 rebounds)
  • Theo John (7.9 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.7 blocks)

CREIGHTON PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Marcus Zegarowski (14.9 points, 3.9 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 1.2 steals)
  • Mitch Ballock (10.3 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists)
  • Damien Jefferson (12.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.4 steals)
  • Denzel Mahoney (15.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.4 steals)
  • Christian Bishop (11.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.1 blocks)