Records: Pittsburgh 20-5 (8-4 in Big East), Marquette 17-6 (8-3 in Big East)
Kick-off: 1 p.m. EST
Last meeting: Marquette 74, Pittsburgh 67 in overtime (2013)
Points per game: The Panthers are averaging 71 points per game while Marquette is averaging 69.4.
Rebounds per game: Pittsburgh averages 35.8 boards per outing while the Golden Eagles are averaging 34.4 rebounds per game.
Assists per game: The Panthers are putting up 17.2 assists per outing while Marquette is averaging 14.3 per game.
Field goal percentage: Pittsburgh is shooting .483 while the Golden Eagles come in shooting .461 this season.
Thoughts: The Buckeyes are coming off win over Cincinnati while the Golden Eagles dropped their last game to Georgetown. Most would agree this game will be close but in the end, Marquette gets the job done. No spread is available but I would expect Marquette to be a slight favorite.
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