After starting Big East play slow last season, the Marquette Golden Eagles jumped all over Providence and rolled to a 96-67 win over the Friars in their league opener last night at the Bradley Center.
Junior guard Dominic James scored a game high 21, leading four Golden Eagles in double figures in the win.
Marquette (11-1, 1-0) shot 53% from the field and out-rebounded the Friars 37-23. It's the 7th straight win for the Golden Eagles.
Marquette hits the road to face West Virginia in Morgantown on Sunday.