The Marquette Golden Eagles got 23 points from 17-year-old freshman Markus Howard and 20 points from senior guard JaJuan Johnson in Wednesday night’s 76-66 Big East opener at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Howard was playing in his very first Big East game but showed no signs of nervousness. He hit seven of ten from the field and five of six from three-point range.
Markus Howard’s 23 points are the most for a Marquette player in their Big East debut since Jae Crowder’s 29 points in 2011. [Read more…]