The Golden Eagles trailed by three at halftime and after a run midway through the second half, was also down three with 11:05 left to play. But Seton Hall (16-6, 6-4 Big East) hit three straight threes the Marquette wouldn’t get within single digits for the final eight-plus minutes of the game.
Sophomore guard Isaiah Whitehead scored 14 of his game high 21 points in the second half, adding eight assists, six rebounds, three blocks and two steals. Angel Delgado added 19 points and 13 rebounds for his eleventh straight double-double.
Luke Fisher scored 17 points and Jajuan Johnson added 15 for Marquette (15-8, 4-6 Big East) in the loss. Henry Ellenson finished with ten points and ten rebounds for his 14th double-double of the season.