12/13 Marquette vs Louisville

Feb. 17, 2007

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Specialty Stats
Points in the paint: Louisville 32, Marquette 22 (3-6 when Opponent is higher in 2006-07)
Points off turnovers: Marquette 10, Louisville 8 (15-5 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Second chance points: Marquette 10, Louisville 8 (13-6 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Fast break points: Marquette 12, Louisville 11 (17-3 when Opponent is higher in 2006-07)
Bench points: Louisville 29 (Caracter 14), Marquette 13 (Fitzgerald 9) (10-4 when Opponent is higher in 2006-07)
Largest lead: Louisville 6 (13:38, 1st), Marquette 7 (4:37, 2nd)

Game Notes
* Sophomore Jerel McNeal had 18 points, his highest point total in four games. He has scored 10 or more points in seven straight games, MU's current longest streak. He tied a season high with three three-point field goals.

* McNeal was the only MU player to score in double figures. It is the first time that has happened for MU this season.

* With 18 points and four assists, it is the 13th time this season that he has had at least 10 points and four assists in the same game.

* Marquette had an eight rebound advantage, its highest rebound advantage in three games. Marquette is 15-2 when out-rebounding its opponent this season.

* Marquette hit six of 13 three point field goals for 46.2 percent, its highest total in five games. Marquette lost for the first time this season (11-1) when shooting 40 percent or better from three-point range.

* Louisville center David Padgett tied a season low with only seven minutes due to foul trouble.

* Marquette is on a three-game losing streak for the first time since the 2004-05 season.

* Marquette is 1-6 this season when trailing at the half.

* Marquette is 17-4 all time and 0-2 in the Tom Crean era when playing as the no. 12 team in the Associated Press top 25 poll.




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