The Marquette Golden Eagles are getting ready for the upcoming Big East men’s basketball tournament this week.
The Golden Eagles are the 9-seed and will face 8th-seeded Seton Hall in an opening round game on Wednesday night. The winner advances to the Big East quarterfinals and will face top-seeded Villanova on Thursday.
Marquette redshirt freshman Duane Wilson was selected to the Big East All-Rookie Team on Sunday and teammate Matt Carlino was voted to the All-Big East Second Team.
Wilson was the top-scoring rookie in the Big East (12.3 ppg).
Carlino averaged 14.9 ppg, which ranked 7th in the Big East. He also averaged 3.3 assists, 1.5 steals and led the league with 2.8 three-pointers per game. Carlino transferred from BYU to used his final year of eligibility with the Golden Eagles.
The Big East Conference Rookie of the Year, as well as Player of the Year and other individual honors will be announced on Wednesday.