Your Fighting Hoyas of Georgetown face the Marquette Golden Eagles in The Good Land tonight!
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Game Preview from GU Hoyas:
Georgetown Plays at Marquette Wednesday
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown University men’s basketball team wraps up a two-game road trip on Wednesday night with a BIG EAST Conference matchup in Milwaukee against the Marquette Golden Eagles. Tipoff at Fiserv Forum is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET. The Hoyas come into the contest with a 15-12 overall record and a 5-9 mark in league action.
GAMEDAY INFORMATION● Wednesday’s game can be seen on FS1 with Brandon Gaudin calling the play-by-play and Donny Marshall providing analysis.● The game can be heard locally on WOL 1450 AM with Rich Chvotkin in his 46th season on the call.● Links to the live stats will be available at GUHoyas.com.
LAST TIME OUT● Georgetown fell at DePaul 74-68 on Saturday night in a BIG EAST Conference game at Wintrust Arena.● Terrell Allen led a trio of Hoyas in double figures with 21 points on 7-of-14 shooting alongside a perfect 6-for-6 performance from the charity stripe.● Jamorko Pickett finished with 19 points and seven rebounds.● Jagan Mosely rounded out those in double figures with 13 points, including hitting all six free throw attempts.● Omer Yurtseven and Allen led the Hoyas on the glass with eight boards apiece.● The Hoyas shot 36.8 (21-57) percent from the floor, while hitting 88.0 (22-25) percent of their free throws.● Georgetown outrebounded DePaul 39-37.
ABOUT THE HOYAS● Omer Yurtseven leads the Hoyas in both scoring (15.8 ppg) and rebounding (10.0 rpg), both of which rank among the top 10 in the BIG EAST. He is one of just three players in the BIG EAST to be averaging a double-double.● The Hoyas are second in the BIG EAST with 15.1 assists per game, having recorded at least 20 assists in a game on five occasions. Terrell Allen ranks sixth in the conference with 4.1 apg, while Jagan Mosely is eighth at 3.6 apg.● Jahvon Blair is currently 14th all-time in program history with 130 career 3-pointers. Mosely has 328 career assists which also ranks 14th on GU’s career list.● Yurtseven has grabbed 250 rebounds on the season, which is 25th on Georgetown’s single-season list.
SCOUTING MARQUETTE● Marquette enters Wednesday with a 17-9 overall record and a 7-7 mark in BIG EAST play, receiving votes in both national polls after losing its last three games. ● The Golden Eagles are averaging 77.2 ppg while allowing opponents to score 70.5 ppg. They are tied for the BIG EAST lead, making 9.9 3-point field goals per game. ● Marcus Howard leads the country in scoring at 27.1 ppg. Sacar Anim (12.8 ppg) and Koby McEwen (10.5) are also in double figures. ● McEwen and Brendan Bailey are pulling down a team-high 5.4 rpg, and McEwen leads the squad with 3.4 apg.
ABOUT THE MATCHUP● Wednesday will be the 29th all-time meeting between the Hoyas and Golden Eagles with all but two coming since Marquette joined the BIG EAST in 2006. The Hoyas trail the all-time series 15-13. ● Marquette won the first meeting of the season, coming away with an 84-80 victory at Capital One Arena back in January.● Mac McClung and Omer Yurtseven led the Hoyas with 24 and 22 points, respectively. Yurtseven also led the squad with 11 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season.● Jagan Mosely (11) and Jamorko Pickett (10) were both in double figures, and Mosely and Terrell Allen each had five assists.● Patrick Ewing is 1-4 in his coaching career against the Golden Eagles.