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Game Thread: #8 Marquette vs #12 Texas

Can the Golden Eagles maintain the program’s all-time unblemished record against the Longhorns?

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THE VITALS: #8 Marquette Golden Eagles (6-2) vs #12 Texas Longhorns (6-1)

THE DATE: Wednesday, December 6, 2023

THE TIME: 7pm Central

THE LOCATION: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

THE TELEVISION: FS1, with Jason Benetti and Bill Raftery on the call

THE STREAMING: FoxSports.com/live or the Fox Sports app

THE RADIO: 94.5 ESPN Milwaukee, available online at Wisconsin On Demand or The Varsity Network.

THE LIVE STATS: Sidearm Stats

THE LINE: Marquette -7.5 from our friends at Draft Kings.

THE PROJECTION: KenPom.com gives Marquette a 76% chance of victory, with a predicted score of 78-70.

THE EXCITEMENT LEVEL: KenPom.com gives this game a Thrill Score of 62.7, making it the most potentially exciting men’s college basketball game out of the 60 Division 1 games scheduled for the day. #2? Memphis at VCU.

MARQUETTE PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Tyler Kolek (13.5 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 5.3 apg, 1.5 spg)
  • Stevie Mitchell (6.0 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 1.4 spg)
  • Kam Jones (16.4 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 2.4 apg, 1.4 spg)
  • David Joplin (8.3 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 1.0 spg)
  • Oso Ighodaro (12.6 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.0 spg, 1.1 bpg)

TEXAS PROBABLE LINEUP

  • Max Abmas (16.7 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 4.0 apg)
  • Tyrese Hunter (12.0 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 4.1 apg)
  • Brock Cunningham (6.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 2.6 apg, 2.1 spg)
  • Dillon Mitchell (11.6 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.0 spg, 1.7 bpg)
  • Kadin Shedrick (14.2 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 1.3 apg, 1.3 spg, 1.5 bpg)