Marquette Golden Eagles (11-4, 3-1 Big East) at St. John’s (NY) Red Storm (11-4, 1-3 Big East)
New York; Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: St. John’s (NY) -2.5; over/under is 156.5
BOTTOM LINE: St. John’s (NY) takes on the Marquette Golden Eagles after Joel Soriano scored 23 points in St. John’s (NY)’s 88-66 loss to the Seton Hall Pirates.
The Red Storm are 8-1 on their home court. St. John’s (NY) ranks fifth in college basketball with 38.3 rebounds led by Soriano averaging 12.2.
The Golden Eagles are 3-1 against Big East opponents. Marquette ranks ninth in the Big East with 29.9 rebounds per game led by Oso Ighodaro averaging 6.8.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season for the two teams in conference play.
TOP PERFORMERS: Andre Curbelo is averaging 10.4 points, 5.2 assists and 1.9 steals for the Red Storm.
Kam Jones is scoring 16.1 points per game with 3.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists for the Golden Eagles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Storm: 6-4, averaging 76.0 points, 38.0 rebounds, 15.2 assists, 8.4 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 43.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.5 points per game.
Golden Eagles: 8-2, averaging 82.6 points, 28.1 rebounds, 16.8 assists, 9.0 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 51.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.6 points.
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