16/17 Marquette vs Hillsdale Coll.
Nov. 10, 2006
-- Marquette had four three-point play opportunities in the first half.
-- McNeal was the first Marquette player this season to reach the 10 point mark.
-- Hillsdale took a 31-29 lead at the 2:17 mark in the first half, the first lead of the game for Hillsdale. The Chargers had six attempts to take the lead prior to the three-point field goal by Tim Homan to take the lead.
-- Down four at the half, Marquette opened the second half on a 6-0 run to take a 38-36 lead.
-- With 19 points by McNeal and 11 points by James, it marked the 17th time that James and McNeal hit the double figure mark in the same game. Marquette is 12-5 in those contests (1-0 this season).
-- Lott had a career high 11 points on a career high tying four field goals.
-- Marquette is 18-8 all time when James scores 10 or more, 14-7 when McNeal scores 10 or more and 1-0 when Lott scores 10 or more.
-- Three Marquette players made their Division I debut. Lazar Hayward scored six points in his collegiate debut. David Cubillan scored five points in his collegiate debut. Lawrence Blackledge had one point in his first Division I game.
-- Matthews fouled out for the first time in his career.
-- Three Marquette players had seven rebounds -- Barro, McNeal and Matthews. Marquette out-rebounded Hillsdale 46-19.
-- After a poor first half from the free throw line (6-for-14, 42.9 percent), Marquette shot better from the line in the second half (14-17, 82.4 percent).