WVU, Marquette meet in Charleston Classic

Marquette (4-0) vs. West Virginia (3-0)

Charleston Classic , TD Arena, Charleston, South Carolina; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Marquette and West Virginia will meet in the Charleston Classic. West Virginia earned an 87-68 win over Elon in its most recent game, while Marquette won 78-72 against Mississippi in its last outing.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: West Virginia’s Taz Sherman has averaged 20.7 points and two steals while Sean McNeil has put up 12.7 points. For the Golden Eagles, Darryl Morsell has averaged 22.5 points while Justin Lewis has put up 18 points and 8.8 rebounds.DOMINANT DARRYL: Morsell has connected on 57.1 percent of the 21 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 9 of 14 over the last three games. He’s also made 77.4 percent of his free throws this season.

STINGY DEFENSE: West Virginia has forced opponents into committing turnovers on 34.9 percent of all possessions this year, the highest rate among all Division I teams.


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