Marquette will take on Georgetown in Washington D.C. Saturday morning and Andrew Phillips of MarquetteHoops.com takes a look at the Hoyas' starting lineup...
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Record: 23-10 (10-6), lost in the
Sweet 16 to eventual National Champion, Florida
Tied 2-2, having split a pair of
meetings last season, MU winning in the regular season and GU winning in the Big
John Thompson, III. Son of former
Georgetown legend John Thompson, came to GU from
Princeton, has compiled a 110-65 career record,
and 42-23 record at GU.
Fact: Son of Marquette legend Glenn "Doc" Rivers, Jeremiah Rivers is a
freshman on the Hoyas, as well as the son of Georgetown legend Patrick Ewing, Patrick Ewing, Jr.
#2 Jonathan Wallace: a 6'1" junior guard from
Harvest, GA. Averaging 11.3 ppg,
2.5 rpg, and 3.0 apg on 50.9% shooting from the field (82-161) and 48.3%
shooting from beyond the arc (42-87).
Shoots 89.4% from the line.
Second on the team in turnovers with 57.
#21 Jessie Sapp: a 6'3" sophomore guard from
New York, NY.
Averaging 9.0 ppg and 3.7 rpg, and 3.18 apg on 43.4% shooting from the
field (72-166) and 32.9% from beyond the arc (25-76). Shoots only 65.9% from the line, leads
the team with 26 steals.
#3 DaJuan Summers: a 6'8" freshman forward from
Averaging 8.9 ppg and 3.0 rpg on 46.7% shooting from the field (63-135)
and 36.4% from beyond the arc (24-66).
Only shoots 76.3% from the line, tied for second on the team in steals
#32 Jeff Green: a 6'9" junior forward from
Averaging 12.6 ppg, 3.63 apg, and 6.0 rpg on 52.6% shooting from the
field (101-192) and 43.6% from beyond the arc (24-55). Leads the team in assists with 80 and
also in turnovers with 65.
Roy Hibbert: a 7'2" junior center from Adelphi, MD.
Averaging 12.6 ppg and 6.2 rpg on 71.2% shooting from the field
(109-153). Is a 65.2% free throw
shooter, but leads the team in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots (53).
Vernon Macklin: a 6'9" freshman forward from Portsmouth, VA.
Averaging 3.6 ppg and 1.5 rpg on 79.5% shooting from the field
(31-39). Is only a 35.3% free throw
**Andrew Phillips is a senior majoring in Political
Science and is also the President of the Marquette Band!!