Marquette hosts Daniels and Villanova

Marquette Golden Eagles (10-4, 2-1 Big East) vs. Villanova Wildcats (7-6, 1-1 Big East)

Bryn Mawr, PA; Saturday, 2 p.m. ET

FANDUEL Sportsbook Series: Villanova -2.5; Over/Under 145

Bottom line: Villanova took on the Marquette Golden Eagles after Caleb Daniels scored 23 points in Villanova’s 74-66 loss to the UConn Huskies.

The Wildcats lead 5-0 at home. Villanova is ninth in the Big East, averaging 71.2 points on 43.9 percent shooting.

The Golden Eagles are up 2-1 in the Big East. Marquette is third in the Big East, averaging 82.4 points on 49.7 percent shooting.

On Saturday, the Wildcats and Golden Eagles meet for the first time in divisional play this season.

Top performer: Daniels averaged 16.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists for the Wildcats. In Villanova’s past 10 games, Eric Dixon is averaging 16.2 points and 6.2 rebounds.

Cam Jones averaged 16.2 points on 2.6 3-pointers per game for the Golden Eagles and shot 34.3 percent from beyond the arc. Over the past 10 games, Olivier-Maxence Prosper is averaging 14.5 points on 56.8 percent shooting from the field.

Last 10 games: Wildcats: 5-5, averaging 72.0 points, 29.8 rebounds, 12.2 assists, 5.6 steals and 1.3 blocks on 42.9 percent shooting. Their opponents are averaging 69.3 points per game.

Golden Eagles: 7 wins and 3 losses, averaging 81.3 points, 28.3 rebounds, 16.1 assists, 9.0 steals and 4.0 blocks per game, shooting 51.2% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 70.8 points per game.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data provided by Sportradar.