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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 »

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 »

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