On Tuesday, the No. 21 ranked Marquette Golden Eagles visit Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. to play the Georgetown Hoyas. Marquette improved to 14-3 on the season with a 70-66 win over Seton Hall last Saturday. The Golden Eagles were led by Markus Howard with 26 points, while Sacar Anim scored 14.
Georgetown improved to 12-5 with a 96-90 win in double-overtime over Providence. Jessie Govan scored 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds. The Hoyas got two clutch 3-pointers that kept the Hoyas alive in regulation and the first overtime, helping Georgetown finally put away the Friars in the second OT period.
Markus Howard leads Marquette in scoring and assists with averages of 25.8 points and 4.4 assists per game. Sam Hauser is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 13.4 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. The Golden Eagles are shooting 45.8% from the field and 38.5% from 3-point territory.
Jessie Govan leads the Hoyas in scoring and is second in rebounding with averages of 20.0 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. Josh LeBlanc is the leader in rebounds with an average of 8.2 per game. James Akinjo is the assists leader with an average of 4.8 per game. Georgetown is shooting 45.6% from the field and 35.6% from 3-point territory.