clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

St. John's vs Marquette game thread: the one that screams "trap game"

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports


Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
When: 9:00 PM Eastern
St. John's (20-9, 9-7 Big East) vs Marquette Golden Eagles (11-17, 3-13 Big East)
Pomeroy Rank: St. John's: 37 | Marquette: 116
Bradley Center (Capacity: 18,600)
Where: Milwaukee, WI
TV: Fox Sports | Fox Sports Go
Radio: 570 WCMA
Line: St. John's, -1

Georgetown logo

After the win over Georgetown, the Red Storm look to be securely in the NCAA Tournament bracket; but a bad loss at Marquette could throw that into question.

Marquette has struggled, losing 10 of their last 11 games, struggling to score and rebound with an undermanned, undersized team.

But they only lost by three points to the undermanned and undersized St. John's squad at Madison Square Garden, which is why that betting line is tightening. The line went from 2.5 points to 1 in favor of St. John's... trap game?

Jamal Branch is out tonight with the groin injury.

Read more in our St. John's vs Marquette game preview, and let's get talking!