December 6, 2008

COL BKB: Marquette 61, Wisconsin 58

Jerel McNeal had 26 points and seven rebounds Saturday to lead Marquette to a 61-58 victory over 22nd-ranked Wisconsin.

Lazar Hayward added 13 rebounds and nine points for the Golden Eagles (7-1).

Trevon Hughes had 14 points and Keaton Nankivil added 11 points for the Badgers (6-2), who had a two-game winning streak stopped.

Wisconsin led for much of the second half, but was unable to hold the lead against a determined Marquette.