Scores

Final

West Virginia 74

(8-4, 0-2 Big East)

Marquette 79

(10-4, 1-0 Big East)

Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

11:00 AM ET, January 1, 2011

BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1 2 T
WVU 34 4074
MARQ 37 4279

Top Performers

West Virginia: D. Bryant 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Marquette: J. Crowder 29 Pts, 8 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

Marquette 79, West Virginia 74

Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Chris Otule's putback slam dunk gave Marquette a 1-point lead with 1:23 left, and the Golden Eagles held on for a 79-74 victory over struggling West Virginia on Saturday morning.

Jae Crowder had a season-high 29 points for Marquette (10-4, 1-0 Big East), which was coming off a tough 1-point loss at Vanderbilt. Darius Johnson-Odom added 21 for the Golden Eagles, hitting several key shots in a second-half surge.

Darryl Bryant scored 25 to lead West Virginia (8-4, 0-2), who began conference play with a surprising home loss to St. John's. Kevin Jones had 17 points and eight rebounds for the Mountaineers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WVU
MARQ
Points 74 79
FG Made-Attempted 29-60 (.483) 30-57 (.526)
3P Made-Attempted 9-19 (.474) 5-13 (.385)
FT Made-Attempted 7-7 (1.000) 14-21 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 11

2010-11 Season

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