Howard and John lead Marquette to 79-69 win over Butler
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Theo John made Butler pay the price for focusing on Markus Howard.
Howard scored 28 points and John added 15 points and matched his career-high with 11 rebounds as No. 11...
Howard’s 26 help No. 21 Marquette hold off Seton Hall 70-66
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard got his points, and unheralded Theo John did just about everything else Marquette needed.
Howard scored 26 points, John had a double-double that included three crucial free throws down the stretch and the 21st-ranked Golden Eagles staved off a second-half rally to beat Seton Hall 70-66 on Saturday.
Marquette opens new home, beats NCAA darling UMBC 67-42
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette opened a new season in a new downtown home with a fresh approach to winning.
Defense came first in a 67-42 victory on Tuesday night over UMBC.
Sam Hauser and Markus Howard each scored 15 points, and the Golden Eagles held the NCAA Tournament darling Retrievers to 22.6 percent shooting in their debut at the Fiserv Forum.
"The story of our game was our defense. We haven't won a ton of games in the past on the defensive end," coach Steve Wojciechowski said.
Marquette drops cold-shooting DePaul 70-52
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sam Hauser was 5 of 10 from 3-point range and scored 19 points on Monday night to help Marquette beat DePaul 70-52.
Andrew Rowsey reached 2,000 career points on his first free throw of the night and finished with 11 points, nine assists and five steals for the Golden Eagles (13-6, 4-3 Big East). Rowsey played his first two seasons for UNC Asheville and is a senior at Marquette. Theo John also scored 11.