17/20 Marquette vs Delaware State

Dec. 5, 2006

Recap |  Box Score

Specialty Stats

Points in the paint: Marquette 28, Delaware State 12 (9-0 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Points off turnovers: Marquette 23, Delaware State 8 (8-1 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Second chance points: Marquette 8, Delaware State 6 (8-0 when MU is lower in 2006-07)
Fast break points: Marquette 15, Delaware State 6 (7-1 when MU is higher in 2006-07)
Bench points: Marquette 3 (Cubillan 3), Delaware State 6 (Bush 4) (4-0 when Opponent is higher in 2006-07)
Largest lead: Marquette 23 (7:21, 2nd), Delaware State 2 (19:40, 1st)

Game Notes

• Head coach Tom Crean collected his 150th career win.? • Marquette wore white for the first time this season (6-1 in gold, 2-0 in blue).

Dan Fitzgerald made his sixth career start and his third start for Marquette.

Wesley Matthews had 10 of Marquette's first 12 points.

• Fitzgerald had a season high in points and rebounds with 13 and seven respecitvely. The 13 points marked the third time he has had double figure scoring this year.

Jerel McNeal has had 21 steals in Marquette's last five games.

• With 15 points, Matthews had his fourth game this year with 15 or more points.

• Marquette held Delaware State without a field goal for 8:55 in the second half. Marquette outscored Delaware State 20-7 during that stretch.

• Marquette hit a season high 64.3 percent from three point range, going 9-for-14.

• With 46 field goal attempts, Marquette had a season low in that category. Marquette also had a season low 28 rebounds and a season low 14 fouls.

• Delaware State's 16 field goals were a season low for a Marquette opponent. Marquette also held Delaware State to 23.8 percent (5-for-21) from three point range, a season low for an MU opponent this year.



• Fitzgerald's three point field goals tied a season high for a Marquette individual.

• Delaware State's 12 points in the paint were a season low for a Marquette opponent.


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