Update: Game Results: With the Cats losing yet another tough one, 76-80, we congratulate six VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medals: Colt (76-75) and ramon usategui (79-78), earning 5 points each; Silver Medals: NovaCat94 (77-75) and regred (76-74), earning 3 points; Bronze Medals: mike nardi (75-74), and Nova’97 (77-74), earning 1 point each. Here’s our leader board after the second supplemental rounds.
Leader Board -- Supplemental Round 2
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Update: Game Time A total of 36 VUH readers posted predictions, three predicting a Marquette victory. As a group, the readers see ‘Nova winning 76-72 (a margin of 4.0 points and implied total points of 148. The scatter graph depicting the readers’ predictions as well as statistical information about Marquette is provided below.
Window Opening: Wednesday, March 10, 8:00 PM The window is now open to pick the final score vs. Marquette on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. So far this season, Villanova (24-6, 13-5) has scored an average of 82.8 points while holding their opponents to 72.6. Marquette (21-10, 11-7) has scored an average of 73.2 points while holding their opponents to 63.3. In the first two meetings between the teams on January 2 and January 9, the Cats prevailed both times by a single bucket (74-72 and 78-76). The table below summarizes the Golden Eagles complete Big East game results so far this season.