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How to watch Villanova vs. Marquette

Not an ideal opponent to welcome in after you’ve been scorched from long-range.

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After a long week off - and likely one filled with defensive drills - Villanova welcomes Marquette to the Wells Fargo Center. The ‘Cats were undone by some utterly insane (aided by lax defense) shooting at Butler, and the Warriors Golden Eagles boast the top two scorers in Andrew Rowsey and Markus Howard.

Both guards love to hoist it up from long-range, and Howard in particular will come in feeling very good after dropping 52 points this week in an OT win at Providence.

It’s fair to expect a better effort from the Wildcats defense on Saturday night, but we saw first-hand last season how Marquette can exploit teams that switch off for even just a few minutes.

Should be fun?

Matchup: #3 Villanova Wildcats vs. Marquette Golden Eagles

Time: 8:00pm ET


Live Stream: Fox Sports GO

Odds: Villanova -14.5

Villanova Club Gamewatches

Pregame Party at XFINITY Live!, 1100 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, PA

5:30 p.m. XFINITY Live! and Villanova will host a special pre-game party prior to the Wildcats’ matchup with Marquette. Activities include visits from Will D. Cat, Villanova Cheerleaders and the Villanova Dance Team, along with food and drink specials. Don’t miss the Wildcat Walk at 6 p.m., when the team stops by on its way into the Wells Fargo Center.Admission is FREE and game ticket is not required for admittance to XFINITY Live!.

Any person under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 25 to enter the venue.

Austin: East Side Tavern, 1510 E Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX

Columbus: The home of Lisa Capodici ’83, Declan P’19 and Pierce ‘19 Maguire, 7251 Waterston, New Albany, OH - RSVP

Hilton Head/Low Country: Drydock, 840 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC

New York City: Brazen Fox, 106 3rd Ave, New York, NY

Northern NJ, Hoboken: Village Pourhouse, 205 1st Street, Hoboken, NJ

Orange County: Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA

Palm Beach: Duffy’s, 11588 U.S. Highway 1, North Palm Beach, FL

Twin Cities: The Loop, 5331 W 16th St, Minneapolis, MN

Washington DC: Parlay DC Sports Bar & Lounge, 1827 M St. NW Washington, District of Columbia

Washington DC - Suburban: O’Malley’s Pub, 1960 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA

Drink That Guarantees The W: Bulliet Rye Manhattan

Late weekend tip (plus an early flight to Vegas!) means we’re going to take it easy go balls to the wall. I already have PTSD going into this game from both last year’s trip to the BMO Harris Center and last weekend’s trip for Hinkle. I only know one way to cope.