Updated: Saturday, January 27, 2018, 8:00 PM
Villanova (19-1, 6-1 Big East) at Marquette (13-7, 4-4)
Sunday,1 p.m., at BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee
Radio: WIP-AM (610)
Livestream: Villanova.com/TuneIn, TuneIn Radio app
Coaches: Jay Wright, 17th year at Villanova (404-162); Steve Wojciechowski, 4th season at Marquette (65-52).
Series: Villanova leads, 21-10.
Last meeting: The Wildcats survived a 37-point night from Marquette’s Markus Howard and defeated the Golden Eagles, 100-90, on Jan. 6 at the Wells Fargo Center.
The latest: This matchup features two of the most prolific three-point shooting teams in the nation. The Wildcats are third nationally at 11.7 three-point baskets per game and shoot 41.2 percent from beyond the arc. The Golden Eagles are seventh in made threes at 11.4 per game and connect on 40 percent of their attempts. … Marquette’s top three shooters from deep – Howard (71 threes), Andrew Rowsey (67), and Sam Hauser (61) — account for 87.7 percent of the team’s three-point baskets. … Jalen Brunson and Mikal Bridges each have knocked down 50 three-point shots this season to lead Villanova. … Howard had a streak of 66 consecutive free throws (57 this season) end Wednesday night against Xavier.
Connecticut (11-9, 4-3 American Athletic Conference) at Temple (10-10, 2-6)
Sunday, 8 p.m., at the Liacouras Center
Radio: WPHT-AM (1210)
Livestream: Watch ESPN
Coaches: Fran Dunphy, 12th year at Temple (240-146); Kevin Ollie, 6th season at Connecticut (124-70).
Series: UConn leads, 9-7.
Last meeting: Jalen Adams hit a driving layup with 2.9 seconds to play to give the Huskies a 64-63 victory over the Owls last Feb. 19 at the Liacouras Center.
The latest: The Owls played arguably their worst game of the season on Wednesday night, shooting 28.6 percent and committing 20 turnovers in a 75-42 loss at Cincinnati. … Temple’s top three scorers – Quinton Rose, Shizz Alston, and Obi Enechionyia – combined to shoot 7 of 26 from the field and scored 16 points in the game. … The Huskies are coming off a 63-52 home win over Southern Methodist on Thursday night behind 20 points from guard Christian Vital. … Adams leads the Huskies in scoring at 18.5 points per game and also averages a team-high 4.2 assists. … The Huskies lead the conference in free-throw shooting at 74.9 percent.
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