Game Notes

Jan. 24, 2007

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*Marquette has won five-straight BIG EAST games. It is the longest conference-game winning streak since the 2002-03 season when it won nine in a row followed by five in a row later in the year.

*Marquette scored 70 or more points for the fifth-straight game and 13th time this season. It is 13-0 when scoring 70 or more points.

*MU shot 57.9 percent from the field. It is 9-0 when shooting 50.0 percent or better from the field.

*Marquette tallied 38 fast-break points, the most this season.

*Marquette tallied 56 points in the pain, the most this season. It was the second time this season MU had scored 50 or more points in the paint. It is 2-0 when doing so.

*MU had 11 turnovers against Seton Hall. It was the third time this season MU has recorded 11 or less turnovers in a game. MU is 3-0 in those games.

*Marquette had four players in double figures for the fourth-straight game and 11th time this season. It was the sixth time this season and seventh time ever the foursome of Jerel McNeal (22), Wesley Matthews (22), Ousmane Barro (13) and Dominic James has all scored 10 or more points. MU is 6-0 this season when the foursome has scored in double figures.

*McNeal recorded his first double-double of the season (22 points, 10 assists) and second of his career.

*McNeal set a career high with 10 assists.

*McNeal's 10 assists marks the first time a Marquette player has recorded 10 or more assists in a game since Travis Diener recorded 11 against Louisville, Feb. 17, 2005.

*Matthews tied a career high with 22 points.

*It is the second time this season that Marquette has had two players score 20 or more points in the same game.

*It is the third time this season and fourth time of Matthew's career he has scored more than 20 points in a game.



*It is the second time this season and in McNeal's career he has scored 20 or more points in a game.

*With four steals, McNeal moved into sole possession of seventh for steals in a season with 66.

*Matthews has made 20 of is last 23 free throw attempts (87.0 percent). After missing his first free throw against Pittsburgh, he went on to make his next 10 straight. He hit his first six against Seton Hall, a total of 16 consecutive free throws.

*Barro tallied 10+ points for the seventh time this season. MU is 7-0 when he scores 10 or more points.


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