MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette has to regroup quickly to salvage its once-promising season.
Freshman guards James Akinjo scored 25 points. Mac McClung added 23 and Georgetown beat No. 16...
Howard rallies No. 12 Marquette over Xavier 87-72
CINCINNATI (AP) — Trailing by 11 points in the second half, No. 12 Marquette turned to its unstoppable guard to pull another one out and keep its streak going.
Markus Howard scored 19 of his 31 points down the stretch Saturday as the Golden Eagles rallied to beat Xavier 87-82 for their seventh consecutive win.
Howard helps No. 16 Marquette past Xavier 70-52
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sacar Anim made the most of Markus Howard's presence for Marquette.
Anim scored 14 of his 20 points in the first half, and the No. 16 Golden Eagles remained unbeaten at home with a 70-52 victory over Xavier on Sunday.
Anim was 9 for 14 from the field. Howard had 26 points and eight assists, and Joey Hauser added 18 points.
Sam and Joey Hauser give No. 20 Marquette a brotherly boost
MILWAUKEE (AP) — There have been times when guard Markus Howard can't tell Marquette teammates Sam and Joey Hauser apart.
They have similar builds and games, along with a familiarity on the floor that comes with playing a lot of basketball together.
The brotherly bond has given a boost to the 20th-ranked Golden Eagles, who are off to an 8-2 start while weathering nonconference tests.
Marquette beats No. 12 Wisconsin 74-69 in OT; Howard has 27
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette is winning games this season in ways that don't have to do with hitting 3s.
They still have perimeter threats like Markus Howard and Sam Hauser. But a renewed focus on defense has given the Golden Eagles a lift this year.
Howard scored 27 points, Hauser added 13 points and 14 rebounds, and Marquette held No. 12 Wisconsin to 21 percent shooting from 3-point range in a 74-69 win in overtime on Saturday.
Howard scores 21, leads Marquette past UTEP 76-69
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard scored 21 points and Marquette jumped out to a big lead early and held off UTEP 76-69 on Tuesday night.
Howard, coming off a homecourt record 45-point effort in Marquette's 83-71 victory over No. 12 Kansas State, hit all seven of his free throws and added five assists.
Howard leads Marquette past Louisville in NIT Season Tip-Off
NEW YORK (AP) — Markus Howard had the go-ahead basket in overtime to cap a 21-point night and lead Marquette past Louisville 77-74 in the third-place game of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Friday night.
The Golden Eagles (4-2) were once again led by Sam Hauser, who followed up his strong semifinal performance with 22 points. His brother Joey hit the two free throws to put Marquette up by three with 18 seconds left in OT.
The Latest: No. 2 Kansas rallies past Marquette 77-68
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on The NIT Season Tip-Off (all times local):
Dedric Lawson had a double-double with 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 2 Kansas to a 77-68 win over Marquette in the second semifinal of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Wednesday night.
Marquette (3-1) led by as many as 12 in the first half before taking a 47-38 lead into the break. Then came the Jayhawks 22-0 run.