11/12 Marquette vs 22/23 Georgetown
Feb. 10, 2007
Points in the paint: Georgetown 34, Marquette 26 (3-4 when Opponent is higher in 2006-07)
* Marquette had its eight game winning streak snapped. The eight game streak tied an earlier streak for the longest of the season by MU. The eight games won in a row, all in conference play, is still the longest this season by a BIG EAST team. Georgetown's win was its seventh straight, the second longest of the season in the BIG EAST.
* Junior Ousmane Barro scored 14 points, leading Marquette in scoring for the second straight game. He also grabbed 12 rebounds, topping double figures in that mark for the second game in a row. It is the second straight game and the sixth time this season that Barro has had a double double. Barro has grabbed 23 rebounds in the last two games (11.5 per game).
* Freshman Lazar Hayward returned to the starting lineup after a one-game absence. He recorded 14 points to tie for the team high. The 14 points tied a collegiate high set earlier in the season against Detroit.
* The trio of Barro, Hayward and sophomore Jerel McNeal (11 points) each topped double figures. It is the first time that the combination of the three scored 10 or more points in the same game.
* Sophomore Wesley Matthews scored two points ending his double figure scoring streak at 10. It was MU's longest active streak and tied McNeal for the longest streak of its kind this season. The current longest active streak belongs to McNeal at five games.
* Marquette recorded 10 turnovers, recording that number or fewer for the second straight game. Marquette had a season low seven turnovers against Rutgers in the previous game.
* Marquette had its best free throw shooting game of the season, going 12-for-13 from the line (92.3 percent).
* Marquette was out-rebounded for the first time in five games. Marquette is 5-5 when out-rebounded.
* Marquette held the Georgetown bench scoreless, the first time this season that has happened.
* Georgetown's Roy Hibbert scored 23 points and had 11 rebounds. It was the first double double that MU has allowed in 10 games.
* Marquette trailed at the half for the first time in 10 games. MU is 1-4 when trailing at the half.
* As the no. 11 team in the nation by the Associated Press, Marquette is 14-4 all time and 1-1 in the Tom Crean era. Against the no. 22 team in the same poll, Marquette is 2-2 all time and 1-2 in the Tom Crean era. This season, MU is 4-2 against nationally ranked teams..