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St. John’s, Marquette meet in conference play

St. John’s (14-8, 8-7) vs. Marquette (10-12, 6-10)

Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Big East foes meet as St. John’s faces Marquette. Both packages earned victories in their final recreation. Marquette earned a 73-57 win on the highway towards Butler on Wednesday, whereas St. John’s bought a 93-84 win at house towards Xavier on Tuesday.

SUPER SENIORS: Marquette has relied closely on its seniors this year. D.J. Carton, Koby McEwen, Jamal Cain and Theo John have mixed to account for 61 p.c of the group’s scoring this year and 67 p.c of all Golden Eagles factors over the past 5 video games.JUMPING FOR JULIAN: Julian Champagnie has related on 42 p.c of the 119 3-pointers he’s tried and has made 14 of 33 over his final 5 video games. He’s additionally made 87.5 p.c of his free throws this season.

WINLESS WHEN: Marquette is 0-7 this year when it scores 63 factors or fewer and 10-5 when it scores at the very least 64.

ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Red Storm have not too long ago transformed buckets through assists extra usually than the Golden Eagles. Marquette has 21 assists on 63 discipline targets (33.3 p.c) over its previous three matchups whereas St. John’s has assists on 57 of 97 discipline targets (58.8 p.c) throughout its previous three video games.

PACE OF PLAY: The upbeat St. John’s offense has averaged 74.3 possessions per recreation, the Twenty fourth-most in Division I. Marquette has not been as uptempo because the Red Storm and is averaging solely 67.9 possessions per recreation (ranked 250th, nationally).

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