Friday's contest at Colonial Life Arena has the Marquette Golden Eagles (21-10) squaring off against the South Florida Bulls (26-6) at 11:30 AM ET (on March 17). Our computer prediction projects a close 64-62 victory for Marquette, so expect a competitive matchup.

The Golden Eagles head into this matchup on the heels of an 81-52 loss to UConn on Sunday.

Marquette vs. South Florida Game Info

  • When: Friday, March 17, 2023 at 11:30 AM ET
  • Where: Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN2

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Marquette vs. South Florida Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Marquette 64, South Florida 63

Marquette Schedule Analysis

  • On February 8, the Golden Eagles picked up their best win of the season, a 59-52 victory over the UConn Huskies, who rank No. 6 in the AP's Top 25.
  • The Golden Eagles have four Quadrant 1 wins, tied for the 31st-most in the country. But they also have 10 Quadrant 1 losses, tied for the 24th-most.
  • Marquette has six wins versus Quadrant 2 opponents, tied for the 20th-most in Division 1.
  • According to the RPI, the Bulls have nine wins versus Quadrant 3 opponents, the most in the nation.

Marquette 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 59-52 at home over UConn (No. 6/AP Poll) on February 8
  • 68-61 over Texas (No. 15/AP Poll) on November 19
  • 70-66 over Gonzaga (No. 19/AP Poll) on November 20
  • 61-38 at home over St. John's (NY) (No. 55) on February 18
  • 57-47 over St. John's (NY) (No. 55) on March 4

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Marquette Performance Insights

  • The Golden Eagles' +219 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 7.1 points per game) is a result of putting up 65 points per game (181st in college basketball) while allowing 57.9 per contest (36th in college basketball).
  • Marquette has averaged 1 fewer points in Big East action (64) than overall (65).
  • At home, the Golden Eagles average 68.9 points per game. Away, they score 60.8.
  • Marquette allows 52.8 points per game at home, and 63 away.
  • The Golden Eagles are averaging 60.1 points per game over their previous 10 games, which is 4.9 fewer points than their average for the season (65).