In the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament, both the Marquette Golden Eagles, the top seed, and the 4th seeded UConn Huskies managed to advance, but not without difficulty. The 11th-ranked UConn Huskies, who have a 25-7 record, will play against the 6th-ranked Marquette Golden Eagles, who have a 26-6 record, on Friday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Both teams won one game each in their two meetings this season, each on their home court.
After their 73-66 win against the 5th seeded Providence on Thursday, UConn coach Danny Hurley commented on the team’s performance, praising their play for most of the game but recognizing their struggles during the final 8 minutes. Jordan Hawkins scored 19 points for UConn, while Tristen Newton contributed 16 points and 7 assists. Alex Karaban’s crucial three-pointer helped maintain their lead.
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In another exciting match, Marquette narrowly defeated St. John’s 72-70 in overtime. Despite St. John’s leading by 14 in the first half, Tyler Kolek, the Big East Player of the Year, scored all of his 19 points in the second half and overtime, leading Marquette to victory. Kolek’s two game-winning free throws sealed the victory for Marquette.
The NCAAB season is coming to an end. For this game the UConn Huskies come in as favorites according to the oddsmakers. We will see if the Huskies manage to reach the final game and increase their winning record to 7 consecutive games, or if it could be the Marquette Golden Eagles who can surprise and win the game against UConn, undoubtedly will be one of the most striking games of this Friday where we will know one of the finalists of the conference. Stay tuned for the outcome of this important NCAAB game.
UConn Huskies vs Marquette Golden Eagles Game Information
- Date: 03/10/2023
- Time: 06:30 PM ET
- Location: Madison Square Garden.
- How to Watch UConn vs Marquette: ESPNU
- Live Stream: CBS.com
UConn vs Marquette Betting Lines
Marquette is +150 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $150. On the other side, UConn is -175 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $57.14.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Marquette at a 40% chance of winning the game, meanwhile UConn has 63.64% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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