Lazar Hayward scored 19 points and pulled down 14 rebounds and Marquette avenged an earlier loss to DePaul with an 80-69 win over the Blue Demons at the Bradley Center on Wednesday night.

Darius Johnson-Odom added 21 points and Jimmy Butler 18 for the Golden Eagles, who started the second half on a 15-4 run to break the game open. 

Buzz Williams Golden Eagles (14-8, 5-5) pulled back even at .500 in Big East Conference play.

AUDIO: Buzz Williams on seeing his team climb back to .500 :22

Marquette never trailed, jumping out to a double-digit first half lead.  They’re tied with South Florida for 8th place in the Big East Conference.

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