Junior college transfer Jae Crowder scored a season-high 22 points and Darius Johnson-Odom added 19 to lead the Marquette Golden Eagles to a 102-77 win over Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday night at the Bradley Center.
The Golden Eagles shot 50% from the field and improved to 9-3 with the win.
Marquette coach Buzz Williams said Crowder has been solid for the Golden Eagles and is a player that will be crucial to Marquette’s success.
The road gets much more difficult for the Golden Eagles now. They’ll play at Vanderbilt on Dec. 29 before returning to Milwaukee to open Big East play against West Virginia on New Years Day.