8/9 Marquette 83, Northwestern State 67
Dec. 1, 2006
Marquette vs Northwestern State -- Game Notes
-- Marquette held Northwestern State to 40.6 percent shooting in the first half, the lowest first half total by an opponent this season.
-- Marquette opened up the game with an 11-0 run and had two other 6-0 runs in the first half. In one 6-0 run, Wesley Matthews had all six points.
-- Marquette opened up the second half on a 14-0 run, tying the largest consecutive point scoring streak of the season (Detroit, Eastern Michigan).
-- Ousmane Barro had a career high 21 points, making a career high 10 field goals on 13 attempts. He also tied a career high with 13 rebounds for the second straight game. It was the second straight game and the second of his career in which he recorded a double double.
-- Barro's 21 point effort marked the third different MU player to score 20 or more points and was the fifth by an MU player this season.
-- Marquette had a season high rebound differential grabbing 28 more boards than Northwestern State.
-- Marquette has had at least 20 points off turnovers in every game this season.
-- Marquette held Northwestern State to a season low 67 points (71 points at New Orleans) and a season low 39.0 field goal percentage (43.1 at New Orleans).
-- James scored 19 or more points for the third straight game, averaging 22.0 points over those three games.
-- Marquette had a season high points in the paint with 54, had a season high with 33 fast break points and tied a season high with 18 second chance points.