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Stanford Survives Marquette, Coach's Ejection in OT Victory

As Brook Lopez saves the day with last second shot

(Newser) - Stanford's coach Trent Johnson has a lot to thank Brook Lopez for, the AP reports. With Johnson ejected for after consecutive technical fouls in the first half, Lopez took the reins on the court, bruising Marquette's hopes to the tune of 30 points, including the game-winning shot with 1.3... More »

Free Throws Help Marquette Beat Kentucky

Golden Eagles win first tournament game since 2003 Final Four run

(Newser) - Jerel McNeal did most of the work and Wesley Matthews sealed the deal as Marquette defeated Kentucky 74-66 today in the first round the NCAA Tournament, reports the AP. McNeal had 20 points and Matthews hit eight free throws in the final 31 seconds to put the Wildcats away. More »

McNeal Leads Marquette to Big East Semis

Golden Eagles get career-high 28 points from junior guard in 89-79 defeat of Irish

(Newser) - Normally known more for his hustle on defense, Jerel McNeal scored a career-high 28 points in the Big East quarterfinals against Notre Dame, leading Marquette to an 89-79 win, reports the Chicago Tribune. Snubbed for conference awards, he helped knock off the Big East's player of the year‚ Luke Harangody,... More »

No. 25 Marquette Downs Seton Hall

Golden Eagles headed for matchup with Notre Dame

(Newser) - Marquette bested Seton Hall for the third time this season, this time for higher odds: the privilege of facing Notre Dame in the second round of the Big East championship. The 67-54 Golden Eagles victory was largely thanks to Jarel McNeal, who posted a game-high 21 points and stuffed Pirates... More »

Love Leads Late Rally as UCLA Beats Cal

Kansas clinches tie for Big 12, Syracuse upsets Marquette

(Newser) - Kevin Love scored 22 points and Josh Shipp hit a shot from behind the backboard with 1.5 seconds left to lift No. 3 UCLA to an 81-80 Pac-10 win over Cal today, reports the Associated Press. The Bruins, who came from 11 down, trailed by four with 31 seconds... More »

No. 21 Marquette Back on Track

67-37 defeat of Florida Gulf Coast is best defense in 4 years

(Newser) - Marquette responded to its tough overtime loss to Georgetown last week by dismantling the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles 67-37, AP reports. The 21st-ranked team hasn't held an opponent to so few points since 2004; no Eagles player scored more than six. Lazar Hayward had 18 points and 11 boards for... More »

Hoyas Snatch OT Win From Marquette

Hibbert, Wallace lead No. 11 Georgetown to fourth straight win

(Newser) - No. 11 Georgetown got 20 points each from Roy Hibbert and Jonathan Wallace en route to a 70-68 Big East overtime win over No. 21 Marquette today, reports the Associated Press. It was the fourth straight win for the Hoyas (24-4, 14-3)  and it ended the Golden Eagles (21-7, 11-6)... More »

Marquette Strikes Blow to 'Nova's Hopes

Four Golden Eagles reach double-digit scoring in road win

(Newser) - Villanova missed a chance tonight to knock off a visiting Top 25 opponent for the second time in three days, dropping an 85-75 decision to No. 21 Marquette. Dominic James led the Golden Eagles with 25 points as they rallied from seven down, after 20 minutes, with a 53-point second... More »

Villanova Ends No. 13 UConn's 10-Game Run

Georgetown routs Cincinnati, Marquette crushes Rutgers

(Newser) - Villanova ended No. 13 Connecticut's 10-game winning streak with a 67-65 Big East win over the Huskies today, reports the Hartford Courant. Scottie Reynolds led the way for the Wildcats with 15 of his 18 points in the second half. The Huskies erased a 13-point deficit with 7:42 left,... More »

No. 3 North Carolina Bests NC State 84-70

Michigan St. routs PSU 86-49, Marquette tops St. John's 73-64

(Newser) - Tyler Hansbrough’s 32 points and 12 rebounds led No. 3 North Carolina past in-state rival North Carolina State 84-70. The Tar Heels had a 31-7 run that spanned the two halves; the Wolfpack was never close after that stretch. Wayne Ellington contributed 21 points for the 25-2 Heels. Gavin... More »

Marquette Smokes Pitt in Second Half

Golden Eagles use 17-0 run to hammer No. 22 Panthers

(Newser) - Marquette scored 17 straight points early in the second half to cruise to a 72-54 Big East win over No. 22 Pittsburgh last night, reports the AP. Jerel McNeal scored 17 points to lead the Golden Eagles (18-6, 8-5) and Ousmane Barrow scored 14 and grabbed 12 rebounds as Marquette... More »

No. 2 Duke Skies Over Boston College

Notre Dame holds off Marquette, Texas A&M streaks by Missouri

(Newser) - Boston College shot 55% in the first half to build an eight-point lead, and it still wasn't nearly enough to beat No. 2 Duke today, reports the Associated Press. Kyle Singler scored 24 points and DeMarcus Nelson added 23 as the Blue Devils defeated the Eagles 90-80 in an ACC... More »

Louisville Takes Down No. 16 Marquette

Cardinals use stifling defense to soar past Golden Eagles

(Newser) - Louisville’s suffocating defense held No. 16 Marquette to a miserable 32 percent shooting as the Cardinals defeated the Golden Eagles 71-57. The loss snaps a 14-game home winning streak for Marquette, who lost their previous meeting with Louisville 71-51 while shooting only 30 percent. Edgar Sosa led the Cardinals... More »

No. 6 Hoyas Fend Off Seton Hall

No. 17 Marquette beats Cincinnati, Connecticut upsets No. 18 Pitt

(Newser) - No. 6 Georgetown overcame 21 turnovers to win its fifth straight game today, 73-61, over Seton Hall, reports the Associated Press. Jessie Sapp had 17 points and Patrick Ewing Jr. had a career-high 16 as the Hoyas raised their home record to 11-0 and their Big East mark to 8-1.... More »

Marquette Gets Win Over Upset-Minded South Florida

No. 17 Golden Eagles move to 5-3 in Big East

(Newser) - Lazar Hayward and No. 17 Marquette turned back South Florida’s upset bid with a 62-54 victory. Hayward scored a career-high 23 points and pulled down 8 rebounds. Wesley Matthews helped put the game away for the Golden Eagles (15-4, 5-3 Big East) by hitting three late 3-pointers and scoring... More »

Collison, Love Rocket Bruins Past Beavers

Elsewhere in NCAA hoops, Texas blasts Tech, Marquette edges out DePaul

(Newser) - With Darren Collison back in top form, UCLA seems to be even more of a threat than before. The junior point guard had a career-high 33 points in the Bruins' 85-62 thumping of Oregon State, reports the Los Angeles Times. Amid boos and worse, native son Kevin Love scored 16... More »

UConn Blows Out Suddenly Cold Marquette

Golden Eagles dealt 2nd straight Big East loss on the road

(Newser) - UConn bounced back from two straight losses with its first win over a Top 25 opponent in nearly two years, 89-73, over No. 13 Marquette (13-4). Sophomore Hasheem Thabeet had 15 points, seven boards and six blocked shots, saying "we had poise today." The Huskies shot 56% from... More »

No. 12 Butler Crumples at Cleveland State

Louisville upsets No. 13 Marquette, No. 6 Vols scorch No. 16 Vandy

(Newser) - Once-forlorn Cleveland State stifled No. 12 Butler 56-52 for the program's second-ever win against a top 25 team. The cold-shooting Bulldogs bricked a bevy of three-pointers at the end of regulation; their leading scorer had just 12. The Vikings, who went 10-21 just a year ago, improved to 13-5. Also... More »

Not Much Fight for Irish in Loss to Marquette

Elsewhere, Xavier stifles Fordham while Butler wins 8th straight

(Newser) - Marquette got a dominant victory today, 92-66 over Notre Dame in what its coach called a "statement win." The 15th-ranked Golden Eagles forced the visitors into 24 turnovers and handed Fighting Irish coach Mike Brey his worst loss in seven seasons. Luke Harangody topped everybody with 29 points... More »

No. 10 Duke Snags 4th Maui Title

Blue Devils prevail in close game with Marquette, 77-73

(Newser) - Duke pulled off its fourth championship at the Maui Invitational, giving the Blue Devils twice as many titles as the next most-decorated teams in the 24-year-old tournament. The victory came by a hotly contested game against Marquette that came down to Kyle Singler's final field goals, reports the Honolulu Advertiser.... More »

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