Marquette Athletics Weekly Report
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The Week in Review ...
Women?s Basketball (10-1, 1-0 BIG EAST)
? Junior Jasmine McCullough led four Golden Eagles in double-figures with 18 points, as Marquette cruised to its eighth consecutive victory, 82-57 at home against Rice. With the win, MU improves to 10-1 overall and continues to build on the best start in program history. Junior Danielle Kamm scored 14 points on 4-of-8 shooting, including 3-of-7 from the perimeter. She also added nine boards and four assists. Junior Christina Quaye had 13 points and four rebounds and sophomore Svetlana Kovalenko ? in her first start of the season ? chipped in with 10 points and six rebounds.
Men?s Basketball (10-3)
? The Marquette men?s basketball team wrapped up its non-conference slate with an 88-40 victory of Lewis at the Bradley Center. Freshman Dominic James led all scorers with career high tying 22 points and freshman Wesley Matthews grabbed a career best 13 rebounds helping the Golden Eagles improve to 10-3. Along with James, who also contributed five rebounds and a team high seven assists, three additional Golden Eagles scored in double figures. Senior Steve Novak tallied 14, and senior Joe Chapman and freshman Jerel McNeal each added 11 points. The Golden Eagles shot 52.2 percent for the game (36-of-69) while the Flyers made just 15 of their total 65 attempts (23.1 percent) and committed 19 turnovers.
Games to Watch ...
Tuesday, January 3
? Men?s basketball opens up play in the BIG EAST hosting no. 2 Connecticut at 7 p.m. at the Bradley Center.
Wednesday, January 4
? Women?s basketball finishes its non-conference schedule hosting Virginia at 7 p.m. at the Al McGuire Center.
Saturday, January 7
? Men?s basketball opens up a day of Marquette basketball hosting Cincinnati at 11 a.m. at the Bradley Center.
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