The Golden Eagles went the first 7:11 without a second half field goal, yet they were able to stay within striking distance of the Badgers. Marquette had a chance to tie, but Dwight Buycks turned the ball over with 2.6 seconds left to play.
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan improved to 6-4 against Marquette, including a
2-3 mark at the Bradley Center.
Junior guard Jordan Taylor had 21 points to lead the Badgers (8-2). Senior Jimmy Butler had 15 points to lead the Golden Eagles (7-3).
The Badgers extended their win streak to 4-games. They’ll host UW-Green Bay on Monday night at the Kohl Center.