Golden Eagles Hold off Creighton, 66-61
Feb. 24, 2016
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OMAHA, Neb. - Henry Ellenson notched his 16th double-double of the year with 22 points and 10 rebounds as Marquette held off Creighton, 66-61, in front of 17,412 fans at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.
The Golden Eagles (18-10, 7-8 BIG EAST) have won a pair of games following a narrow defeat by Creighton in Milwaukee on Feb. 13. Jajuan Johnson and Duane Wilson added 15 and 14 points, respectively.
The Golden Eagles return to action on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center against No. 1 Villanova at 1 p.m. Central time. The game will be broadcast live on FOX.
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