Game Notes vs Louisville

Feb. 17, 2007

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*Marquette matched a school record 22 wins and improve 22-4 overall and 10-3 in BIG EAST play. It is the sixth time in program history a team has recorded 22 wins.

*2,809 fans were in attendance, marking the second largest home crowd this season. It is the eighth largest crowd to witness a women's basketball game in Milwaukee in program history.

*Marquette used the starting lineup of Jasmine McCullough, Christina Quaye, Krystal Ellis, Efueko Osagie-Landry and Marissa Thrower for the first time this season. It is the fifth different starting lineup used and second career start for Thrower.

* The win over Louisville is the first for Marquette in four meetings.

* Louisville's 24.1 shooting percentage in the second half is the lowest field goal percentage Marquette has allowed this season in the second half. Its 26 turnovers were also an opponent high. The Golden Eagles scored 23 points off Louisville's miscues.

* Marquette led at the half, 34-30. Marquette is 21-0 this season when leading at half time.

* Senior Christina Quaye led the Golden Eagles in scoring for the 11th time this season with 20 points. It was the eighth game this season Quaye has tallied 20 or more points, 19th of her career, and fourth straight. Quaye has scored in double figures 13 consecutive games, in 22 games overall this season and 89 times during her career.

* Sophomore Krystal Ellis added 19 points for her 14th consecutive game of 10 or more points, 23rd for the season and 40th of her career.

* Marquette is 17-3 when Ellis and Quaye score in double figures.



* McCullough led Marquette with assists for the second time all season with a career matching six assists.

* Osagie-Landry led the team on the glass for the second consecutive game and sixth time this season with nine rebounds. The nine rebounds are a season high and match a career best.

* Angel MCCoughtry's 29 points matched the most points scored by an opponent at the Al McGuire Center. Her 11 field goals also tied the Al McGuire Center record for field goals made.

* Louisville out-rebounded Marquette 38-35. It is the first time in five games, and only fifth time this season Marquette has been out rebounded.


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