The Wisconsin Badgers couldn’t hang on to a late lead (49-46) in the final two minutes and fell to Marquette 54-52 in women’s college basketball action in Milwaukee.
Sarina Simmons had a game-high 23 points for Marquette. Morgan Paige had 16 to lead three Badgers in double figures.
Neither team shot it well. The Badgers were 31% from the field and 28% from 3-point range. Marquette hit 35% from the field and 20 percent from 3-point range.
The Badgers return home to host Washington State at the Kohl Center on Friday night.