Howard Sets Record in Marquette’s Win Over Jays

Markus Howard scored a Big East record 53 points to lead number 21 Marquette to a 106-104 overtime victory over Creighton in Omaha last night.

The Bluejays led 85-80 with 8.9 seconds left in regulation, but couldn’t put the Golden Eagles away.  Marquette improved to 13-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference, while CU fell to 10-6 on the year and 1-2 in league play.

The Jays host defending national champion Villanova on Sunday at 11 a.m.