Marquette 47
Wgreenbay 29 20 49
Date of game: 12/19/2012

Recap: Green Bay vs. Marquette

Green Bay, WI (Sports Network) - Keifer Sykes scored 20 points to lead the Green Bay Phoenix to a 49-47 win over the Marquette Golden Eagles in a non- conference tilt between in-state rivals at the Resch Center.

Sykes also dished out a team-high five assists for Green Bay (4-7). Greg Mays added 11 points while Alec Brown grabbed seven rebounds. Kam Cerroni scored five points and was the only reserve to score for Green Bay.

Jamil Wilson tallied 16 points off the bench for Marquette (7-3) while Junior Cadougan contributed eight points and six assists. The Golden Eagles' starting lineup was outscored by their reserves, 26-21.

Green Bay led by nine points midway through the first half before Marquette went on a 10-0 run to climb on top. Wilson scored seven of those 10 points to help the Golden Eagles take a 31-29 lead into the intermission.

Both teams went cold from the floor in the second half as Green Bay shot 25 percent and Marquette 27.3 percent. Green Bay led by four with 1:25 remaining in the game when Davante Gardner produced a traditional three-point play for Marquette. Vander Blue had a chance to tie the game and take a lead moments later but he missed the front end of a 1-and-1 and Green Bay held on.

Green Bay snaps a four-game losing streak with the win while holding Marquette to its lowest scoring output of the season.

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