Xavier Musketeers vs. Marquette Golden Eagles - 3/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Xavier Musketeers (26-4) vs. Marquette Golden Eagles (19-12)
March 10, 2016 7:30 PM EST
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The Marquette Golden Eagles will face off against the Xavier Musketeers in the Quarterfinal of the Big East Conference Tournament.
The Xavier Musketeers finished the regular season with a record with a 26-4 record and are 2nd in the Big East. The Musketeers have won 5 out of their last 6 games to the end the season. Xavier is averaging 81.0 points per game and are shooting 73% from the 3-point line. The leading scorer for the Xavier has been Trevon Bluiett who is averaging 15.2 points per game and 6.4 rebounds. Myles Davis is second on the team with 11.3 points per game and 4.1 assists.
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The Marquette Golden Eagles come into this game with a 19-12 record and are coming off of a tournament win over St. Johns 103-91. Henry Ellison who is averaging 16.8 points per game and 9.8 rebounds has led the Golden Eagles. Luke Fischer is second on the team with 12.2 points per game and 6.2 rebounds. Marquette has already won one game in the tournament and they will try to carry their momentum into this game.
The Xavier Musketeers had a impressive season and will try to keep it rolling into the Big East Tournament. The Marquette Golden Eagles have had an up and down season and are coming off of a first round win. I expect this game to be close early but once the nerves settle in for Zavier they will take off. Take Xavier to cover here.