Departures and injuries forced Marquette to play with just seven scholarship players, but the Golden Eagles held off Saint Francis (PA) 78-65 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Monday night.
Junior Andrew Rowsey poured in 22 points and Jujuan Johnson added 11 points and 11 rebounds to push the Golden Eagles to 8-3 on the season.
Green Bay wins in OT
Freshman guard Trevor Anderson (Stevens Point, WI) scored a career-high 23 points and Kerem Kanter nailed a turnaround jump hook with four seconds left to send Green Bay to a 94-92 win over SIU-Edwardsville in overtime on Monday night at the Resch Center.
Kanter finished with 17 points and seven rebounds for the Phoenix (5-6). Jamar Hurdle added 16 points as Green Bay snapped a two-game losing streak.
The Cougars dropped to 4-8 with their fifth straight win. They’ll face Marquette on Wednesday night in Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee Panthers finally returned home, but still fell to Belmont 62-56 at Milwaukee Panther Arena on Monday night.
The Panthers dropped their fourth straight game and fell to 4-9.