Marquette vs. Milwaukee – Game Preview – December 8, 2021

The Milwaukee Panthers (4-5) will look to add another victory to a three-game winning streak at home when they face the Marquette Golden Eagles (5-2) on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. The game switches to 8:00 am h ET.

Milwaukee beat Robert Morris 66-47 in the team’s last action on Saturday. Miquela Santoro scored a team-high 15 points in the victory.

Marquette beat Xavier 76-48 on Friday in the team’s most recent outing, led by Karissa McLaughlin’s 20-point effort in the victory.

Milwaukee Team Statistics

Milwaukee enters the game with an average of 60.1 points per game, 3.4 more than the 56.7 that Marquette gives up per game. The Panthers are 2-1 in games when they have amassed at least 57 points.

As a team, the Panthers shoot 84.2% from the free throw line, good for the first on the Horizon and the third at home. Megan Walstad leads Milwaukee, knocking down 2.1 free throws per game while shooting 89,000% of the charity strip.

Marquette team statistics

Marquette has accumulated 64.7 points per game this season while Milwaukee is dropping 62.5 points per game. The Golden Eagles are 3-0 when scoring over 62 points.

The Golden Eagles are a strong offensive rebounding team this season, averaging 16.2 per game. This rating is good enough for the first in the Grand Est and the 16th in the country.

Milwaukee players to watch

Walstad leads Milwaukee in goals and rebounds with 14.5 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. McKaela Schmelzer adds eight points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists for the Panthers, and Sydney Staver is averaging 7.6 points per game.

Kendall Nead has a 33% downtown shooting percentage and is pacing the team in threes per game, connecting on a point at three points per game.

Player stats reflect eight of eight games this season.

Marquette players to watch

McLaughlin is Marquette’s leading scorer, averaging 12.3 points and 3.7 assists per game. Lauren Van Kleunen leads the Golden Eagles with 7.3 rebounds per game and adds 12.0 points, while Jordan King paces the team with 3.7 assists and an average of 12.0 points.

McLaughlin leads the charge in shooting basketball for Marquette, making 48% of his shots beyond the arc while averaging 2.5 goals per game from a three-point field.

Player stats reflect six of six games this season.

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