Junior guard Todd Mayo scored all 17 of his points in the second half to lead Marquette to a 69-62 win over Butler in Big East Conference action at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Marquette trailed by as many as 10-points in the second half before Mayo took over. It was a clutch performance in a game that Marquette really needed to win.
Marquette forced 20 Butler turnovers by dialing up the pressure in the second half.
The Golden Eagles improved to 13-10 overall and 5-5 in the Big East Conference. They’re now off until next Tuesday when they travel to Seton Hall.