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Wednesday night, no. 25 Marquette will take on St. John’s on their home court at the Bradley Center. An inconsistent Marquette team looks to regroup after two tough road losses to Georgetown and Syracuse.
St. John’s is coming off its first road victory at Cincinnati, beating the Bearcats 57-55. St. John’s young line up shot 42.9 percent and freshman Moe Harkless posted his fifth-career double-double and freshman D’Angelo Harrison had 18 points and seven rebounds. St. John’s is 8-7 on the season.
Marquette is coming off two tough losses to Georgetown and Syracuse. The Golden Eagles blew a 17-point lead in the game against Georgetown to lose 70-73. In the game against Syracuse, they were able to overcome an 18-point deficit at half time and pull within two at the five minute mark. Then things fell apart for the Golden Eagles and they ended up losing to the Orange, 73-66.
With the Golden Eagles back on their home court they should fair pretty well against St. John’s. They have a 7-1 record on their home court and average 81.5 points per game. Wednesday night is also the annual “Al McGuire Night” at the Bradley Center where former Marquette coach, Al McGuire will be celebrated for his contributions to Marquette basketball.
The game can be seen at 6 p.m. CST on ESPNU.
Junior center, Chris Otule underwent season-ending surgery on his knee Tuesday morning after suffering an injury during the game against Washington on December 6.