Boxscore
Marquette 82, Rutgers 65
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - Brian O'Connell, Sean Corbin, Tony Green
Attendance - 14807

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Rutgers 35 30 65
Marquette 46 36 82

Recap


MARQUETTE 82, RUTGERS 65: Jae Crowder scored 27 points as the No. 10 Golden Eagles won for the 11th time in their last 12 games and remained in a second-place tie in the Big East.

Marquette (23-5, 12-3 Big East) saw its 11-point halftime lead cut to six before scoring eight unanswered points to build a 66-52 cushion with 9:35 remaining. Crowder, who scored 14 points in the second half, hit a pair of baskets during the spurt.

Rutgers (12-16, 4-11) hurt its cause by committing 24 turnovers, which host Marquette converted into 30 points. The Golden Eagles also finished with a big edge at the free throw line, hitting 17 of 24 while the Scarlet Knights were 3 for 3.

Crowder hit 11 of 14 shots from the field and added seven rebounds, four assists, three steals and three blocked shots, while Darius Johnson-Odom contributed 21 points for Marquette.

Jerome Seagears scored 14 points to lead Rutgers.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Marquette has won its last four home games against Rutgers by an average of 22.5 points. ... The Golden Eagles shot 53.6 percent (30 for 56) from the floor. ... Rutgers finished with 16 offensive rebounds and a 34-27 edge on the boards overall. ... Marquette forward Davante Gardner (knee) missed his sixth consecutive game. ... The Golden Eagles will play at West Virginia on Friday. ... Rutgers travels to Seton Hall on Saturday.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jerome Seagears 23:00 5-7 3-3 1-1 0 0 0 1 2 1 5 0 14
Dane Miller 27:00 5-12 0-2 0-0 2 4 6 2 1 0 3 0 10
Gilvydas Biruta 21:00 6-9 0-1 0-0 2 2 4 1 3 2 3 1 12
Eli Carter 31:00 4-10 1-4 2-2 2 2 4 4 4 1 5 0 11
Myles Mack 25:00 4-10 1-4 0-0 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 0 9
Mike Poole 20:00 0-8 0-1 0-0 3 2 5 2 3 2 2 0 0
Kadeem Jack 8:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Derrick Randall 16:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2
Austin Johnson 12:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 2 1 1 1 0 2
Malick Kone 11:00 2-2 1-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 5
Charlie Rigoglioso 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Kuhn 2:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greg Lewis 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-66 6-17 3-3 14 15 29 15 18 8 21 2 65
  42.4% 35.3% 100.0% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 21

Marquette Golden Eagles

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Junior Cadougan 28:00 4-7 0-0 1-1 0 2 2 4 1 2 3 0 9
Jamil Wilson 28:00 3-3 0-0 1-2 0 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 7
Vander Blue 30:00 2-10 0-3 6-8 3 1 4 3 1 1 3 1 10
Jae Crowder 36:00 11-14 2-5 3-5 2 5 7 4 3 4 2 3 27
Darius Johnson-Odom 34:00 8-15 3-7 2-2 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 21
Todd Mayo 17:00 1-4 0-1 1-2 0 1 1 2 2 0 2 0 3
Derrick Wilson 11:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 1
Juan Anderson 10:00 0-1 0-0 2-2 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 2
Jamail Jones 6:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 30-56 5-16 17-24 9 15 24 18 10 13 14 8 82
  53.6% 31.2% 70.8% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 14
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