Xavier 29 43 72
Marquette 39 42 81
Date of game: 2/15/2014

Recap: Marquette vs. Xavier

Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Jake Thomas scored all 18 of his points from beyond the arc to lead the Marquette Golden Eagles to an 81-72 win over the Xavier Musketeers in a Big East Conference matchup at the Bradley Center.

Jamil Wilson and Davante Gardner contributed 16 points each to help Marquette (15-10, 7-5 Big East) collect its third victory in a row. Todd Mayo added 13 points and six assists for the Golden Eagles.

Justin Martin paced the Musketeers (17-8, 7-5) with 20 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor. Matt Stainbrook and Myles Davis scored 12 points each, while Semaj Christon tallied 10 points and six assists. Dee Davis handed out a game-high seven assists despite clocking only 22 minutes.

The Golden Eagles connected on 50 percent of their field goal attempts and converted 6-of-7 at the free-throw line in the opening period en route to a 39-29 halftime lead. Xavier also shot 50 percent from the floor, but recorded 10 less attempts from the field than the hosts in the first half.

Although the Musketeers heated up to knock down 57.1 percent of their field goal tries including a 4-of-8 clip from 3-point range after the break, they were not able to make it a one-possession game at any point in the second stanza. Marquette protected its advantage by making good on 18-of-20 attempts at the charity stripe over the final 20 minutes of the contest.

Xavier came up short despite finishing with a 32-20 edge in total rebounds. The Golden Eagles assisted 17 of their 24 makes from the floor and committed only five turnovers. The Musketeers were guilty of 19 miscues, which Marquette converted into 27 points.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Hamlin's No. 11 team hammered with severe penalties

NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Denny Hamlin's No. 11 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday after his Joe Gibbs Racing car failed post-race inspection this past Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Bills LB Bradham suspended 1 game by NFL

Buffalo Bills linebacker Nigel Bradham is trying to stay positive after learning he'll be suspended for the first game of the 2014 season for an incident stemming back to last summer.

Red Sox recall Workman, deal Doubront

The Boston Red Sox recalled pitcher Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket to make Wednesday's start in place of Jon Lester in the finale of a three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Devils re-sign D Greene

The New Jersey Devils re-signed defenseman Andy Greene to a multi-year contract extension on Wednesday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.