16/17 Marquette 95, Eastern Michigan 62

Nov. 18, 2006

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Specialty Stats
Points in the paint: Marquette 32, Eastern Mich. 18 (4-0 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Points off turnovers: Marquette 32, Eastern Mich. 15 (4-0 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Second chance points: Marquette 14, Eastern Mich. 8 (3-0 when MU is lower in 2006-07)
Fast break points: Marquette 14, Eastern Mich. 11 (4-0 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Bench points: Marquette 46 (Hayward 13), Eastern Mich. 37 (Dumes 16) (3-0 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Largest lead: Marquette 35 (6:06, 2nd), Eastern Mich. 6 (16:55, 1st)

Game Notes
-- Ten different players scored in the first half. All 10 of those players had rebounds by the end of the game. Nine of those players hit a free throw.

-- Marquette had five different players score in double figures for the first time this season.

-- Marquette had a season high with 46 points off the bench. Three players came off the bench for double figures (Hayward 13, Fitzgerald 12, Cubillan 10).

-- Marquette held Eastern Michigan to 42.3 field goal percentage in the first half, a first half low for an MU opponent. MU tied a first half high with nine free throws and it tied a first half season high with 10 assists.

-- Marquette set season highs for a single game with points (95), field goals made (32), field goals attempted (69), three point field goals (13), three point attempts (27), rebounds (46) and blocked shots (11).

-- Lazar Hayward set a career high with a team high-tying eight rebounds. Lawrence Blackledge also grabbed a career best seven boards.

-- With 17 points, Dominic James led MU in scoring for the second straight game after a 20-point performance against Detroit.

-- Marquette scored 90 or more points for the first time since a 94-79 win against Connecticut on Jan. 3, 2004.

-- Hayward led Marquette in rebounding for the first time this eason.




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