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Marquette University has lost freshman point guard Junior Cadougan to a torn right Achilles tendon, Coach Buzz Williams announced Friday. Cadougan, a 6-foot-1-inch, 205-pound native of Toronto, sustained the injury during a conditioning drill Thursday.
Marquette University has lost freshman point guard Junior Cadougan to a torn right Achilles, Coach Buzz Williams announced Friday. Cadougan, a 6-foot-1 inch, 205-pound native of Toronto, sustained the injury during a conditioning drill Thursday.
Two free throws by Kim English Sunday helped Missouri forge an 83-79 second-round NCAA Tournament win over Marquette at Boise, Idaho. English scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half, when the Tigers, the third seed in the West Region, took a 46-35 lead into the locker room at the break. In the second stanza, Marquette took a 75-72 lead on Wesley Matthews' dunk with 3:33 left, setting the stage for English's heroics. Leo Lyons led Mizzou with 18 points and four rebounds.
Lazar Hayward's 26 points and eight rebounds Friday led Marquette past Utah State 58-57 in a first-round NCAA Tournament game in Boise, Idaho. Utah State rallied from a 26-18 halftime deficit with an 11-0 run putting the Aggies up 49-43.
No. 21 Marquette scored the game's first eight points Wednesday on the way to a 74-45 rout of St.
Jonny Flynn scored 24 points Saturday, pacing 25th-ranked Syracuse to an 86-79 victory over 15th-ranked Marquette in their Big East season finale. The Orange (23-8, 11-7 Big East) earned their fourth straight win and clinched the sixth seed in next week's Big East Tournament. Andy Rautins made four three-pointers and scored 20 points, and Rick Jackson made 8-of-9 field goals in a 17-point, eight-rebound performance for Syracuse. Jerel McNeal had a game-high 25 points but missed a potential...
A.J. Price scored seven of his 36 points in a game-closing run Wednesday, carrying second-ranked Connecticut to an historic 93-82 win over Marquette. It was the 800th win in the coaching career of Connecticut's Jim Calhoun.
Wesley Matthews scored 18 of his 23 points in the first half Saturday, helping 11th-ranked Marquette to a 78-72 win over Georgetown. Jerel McNeal had 22 points with seven assists and six rebounds, and Lazar Hayward added a 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (23-4, 12-2 Big East), who won their third straight. Chris Wright led Georgetown with 17 points.
Wesley Matthews scored 24 points Tuesday in 11th-ranked Marquette's 79-67 victory over Seton Hall. The Golden Eagles (22-4, 11-2 Big East), who improved to 16-0 at home this season, also got 14 points from Lazar Hayward and 13 each from Dominic James and Jerel McNeal. Marquette made just 3-for-17 from 3-point range but made 24 of 31 free throw tries. Jeremy Hazell led Seton Hall (14-11, 5-8) with 23 points.
Jerel McNeal had 20 points, seven rebounds and seven assists Saturday night to lead 12th-ranked Marquette to a 73-59 win over St. John's. Lazar Hayward added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Eagles (21-4, 10-2 Big East), who had lost their previous two games.
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