Game Notes

Nov. 14, 2006

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Specialty Stats
Points in the paint: Marquette 40, Detroit 23 (3-0 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Points off turnovers: Marquette 34, Detroit 6 (3-0 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Second chance points: Marquette 8, Detroit 10 (1-0 when MU is lower in 2006-07)
Fast break points: Marquette 27, Detroit 0 (3-0 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Bench points: Marquette 34 (Hayward 14), Detroit 9 (Everingham 3) (2-0 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Largest lead: Marquette 43 (0:25, 2nd), Detroit - Did not lead

Game Notes
- Dominic James topped the 10-point mark for the third time this season and registered his first 20-point game of the season. MU is 20-8 when James scores 10 or more points in a game. Wesley Matthews, David Cubillan and Lazar Hayward all hit the 10-point mark for the first time this season. It was the 12th time in Matthews career hitting the mark.
- First time this season we have had four players in double figures.
- Hayward tallied career-high 10 points.
- Cubillan scored all 10 of his points in second half.
- James, McNeal and Matthew scored or assisted on 15 of 18 first half field goals and 24 of 32 in game.
- McNeal and Matthews scored a team season-high 11 points in first half.
- James scores first 20-point game for MU since he scored 20 in 90-85 loss to Alabama (March, 16, 2005).
- Craig Kuphall scored first points (2) for a walk-on since Shane Grube (2) on Dec. 29, 2004 vs. Coppin State.
- McNeal's seven assists tie a career high.
- Ousmane Barro three blocks tie a career high.
- Scored 14 consecutive points, the most this season, from 57-36 mark to 71-36 mark.
- MU held Detroit to zero field goals in last 4:53 of first half and zero field goals in last 3:02 of game.
- Marquette held Detroit to zero fast break points.
- 46-22 lead at halftime was MU's first of season.
- 22 points was least allowed in a half by Marquette.
- Marquette went 13-for-17 (76.5 percent) from the free throw line, one night after going 16-for-31 (51.6 percent).
- MU connected for 10-of-19 (52.5 percent) three-point field goals, the most this season.
- The 43-point lead was Marquette's largest of the season and largest since 88-40 victory over Lewis at Bradley Center (Dec. 28, 2005).
- First time this season Marquette did not trail in a game. - MU held opponent to under 50 points for first time since 62-47 victory
against DePaul (Jan. 25, 2006).




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