2:25 PM ET, March 10, 2010
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Marquette shakes off St. John's, advances to Big East quarterfinals
NEW YORK -- When Marquette plays another Big East team no one is allowed out of their seat in the final minutes.How about this stat?In their 19 games against conference foes this season, the Golden Eagles have had 12 games decided by three points or less. They have won six of the last seven of those, the latest a 57-55 victory over St. John's on Wednesday in the second round of the Big East tournament.
• The Golden Eagles beat the Red Storm in the second round of the Big East Tournament for the second straight season as they held off a late rally by St. John's and won another close game.
• Marquette has played 13 games this season decided by three points or fewer and is now 7-6 in them, including 6-1 in its last seven such games.
• Marquette has won 10 straight vs. St. John's.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Big East Tournament
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-58 (.431)||21-40 (.525)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-15 (.200)||10-18 (.556)|
|FT Made-Attempted||2-5 (.400)||5-10 (.500)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||13 (0/0)|
Next 5 Games
Big East Conference Standings
|TEAM||CONF W-L||TOTAL W-L|
|#6 West Virginia||13-5||27-6|
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