Playing a UConn team that has, as Marquette coach Tom Crean phrased it, a lot of guys who are going to make a lot of money in the NBA, Steve Novak was the clear star.
Levi Rost had 18 points and Brian Snyder added 11 to lead Western Michigan to a 54-40 victory over Marquette in a first-round National Invitation Tournament game Monday night.
St. Louis 51, Marquette 39
Cincinnati 80, Marquette 68
Travis Diener's college career is over thanks to a broken hand, leaving him 83 points shy of surpassing George Thompson as Marquette's all-time leading scorer.
Oklahoma coach Kelvin Sampson doesn't plan on putting point guard Drew Lavender back in the starting lineup.
Marquette 67, DePaul 57
Louisville 64, Marquette 61
Marquette 71, East Carolina 69 (OT)
TCU 63, Marquette 62
Notre Dame doesn't have time to fret over the loss at Syracuse with BC coming in on Tuesday.
UAB 86, Marquette 63
Marquette 55, St. Louis 51 (2 OT)
The Marquette Golden Eagles couldn't find Louisville's Larry O'Bannon with a GPS system and a pack of bloodhounds on Wednesday. But it will be hard for the nation to overlook the Cardinals much longer.
Larry O'Bannon made six 3-pointers and scored 30 points, both career highs, to help No. 12 Louisville rout Marquette 99-52 on Wednesday night, the Golden Eagles' most-lopsided loss ever.
Charlotte 76, Marquette 66