MILWAUKEE (AP) — Justin Lewis tossed in 28 points, Darryl Morsell scored 20 and Marquette extended its home winning streak to eight games with an 85-77 victory over St. John's on Saturday night.
Kur Kuath had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Golden Eagles (19-11, 11-8 Big East Conference).
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn had a players' meeting after dropping back-to-back games to Creighton and Villanova to talk about getting back its identity as an aggressive, passionate team that outmuscles its opponents.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette showed it doesn’t need to shoot at a ridiculously high percentage to beat a quality opponent.
Greg Elliott made a tiebreaking free throw with 1.8 seconds left, and Marquette withstood a long second-half drought to beat No.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Dwon Odom scored a career-high 19 points and Nate Johnson added 17 to lift No. 22 Xavier over Marquette 80-71 on Saturday in their Big East Conference opener.
Jack Nunge had 13 points and 11 rebounds off the bench for Xavier (11-1, 1-0 Big East), which has won seven straight.