Boxscore
Marquette 62, Murray St. 53
Saturday, March 17, 2012 5:15 PM
Location - KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky
Officials - Michael Reed, Mike Greenstein, Michael Stephens
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Murray St. 28 25 53
Marquette 25 37 62

Recap


Marquette 62, Murray State 53: Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom scored 17 points apiece as the Golden Eagles advanced to their second straight NCAA tournament Sweet 16.

Third-seeded Marquette (27-7) will meet Florida or Norfolk State in the West Regional semifinals.

The Golden Eagles used a late 14-2 run to overcome a five-point deficit and end the run of the sixth-seeded Racers, who finished their magical season 31-2.

Crowder scored 12 of his 17 in the second half and also had 13 rebounds and four steals. It was Crowder's fifth straight double-double.

Marquette trailed 46-41 with 7:21 remaining before its decisive run.

All-America candidate Isaiah Canaan led the Racers with 16 points and Jewuan Long added 12.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK: Murray State's 31 wins ties the school record set two years ago when the 2010 team went 31-5. ... The Racers have never appeared in the Sweet 16. ... Crowder has 14 double-doubles this season.

Murray St. Racers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Ivan Aska 29:00 3-13 0-0 1-1 3 7 10 0 3 0 3 1 7
Isaiah Canaan 39:00 4-17 2-8 6-7 1 5 6 2 2 2 3 0 16
Edward Daniel 30:00 3-5 0-0 0-0 6 8 14 1 1 1 2 2 6
Jewuan Long 31:00 5-8 0-2 2-2 1 2 3 1 4 3 4 0 12
Donte Poole 32:00 3-13 1-9 0-0 1 2 3 0 4 0 3 0 7
Zay Jackson 14:00 1-6 1-2 0-0 0 3 3 1 2 0 1 0 3
Latreze Mushatt 17:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2
Stacy Wilson 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Brandon Garrett 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-64 4-21 9-10 12 29 41 7 18 6 16 4 53
  31.2% 19.0% 90.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 16

Marquette Golden Eagles

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Vander Blue 18:00 1-5 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 1 1 0 4 0 4
Junior Cadougan 37:00 3-7 0-0 2-2 0 3 3 4 2 1 1 0 8
Jae Crowder 39:00 6-13 1-5 4-7 2 11 13 2 2 3 1 2 17
Darius Johnson-Odom 38:00 6-14 1-6 4-6 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 17
Jamil Wilson 29:00 1-5 0-1 0-0 1 6 7 0 3 0 2 2 2
Davante Gardner 12:00 2-4 0-0 2-2 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 6
Todd Mayo 25:00 2-7 2-3 2-2 1 5 6 3 1 2 3 0 8
Derrick Wilson 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Juan Anderson 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 21-55 4-15 16-21 5 31 36 11 11 7 12 4 62
  38.2% 26.7% 76.2% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 12
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