9:27 PM ET, March 9, 2011
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Darius Johnson-Odom's clutch shots lead Marquette past West Virginia
NEW YORK -- Darius Johnson-Odom proved his coach wrong, and his coach is thrilled.Johnson-Odom scored 11 points, including two big 3-pointers in the final minutes, and Marquette beat West Virginia (No. 20 AP) 67-61 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Big East tournament.
• Junior Cadougan scored 15 points and led Marquette to a victory over defending Big East tournament champion West Virginia.
• Marquette is now 2-0 against West Virginia this season.
• Marquette's bench outscored West Virginia's 32-16.
• The Golden Eagles will face third-seeded Louisville on Thursday.
• West Virginia's loss snapped an 11-game win streak in the month of March.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||23-49 (.469)||20-51 (.392)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-11 (.455)||10-22 (.455)|
|FT Made-Attempted||16-24 (.667)||11-13 (.846)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|