Golden Eagles Host Sacred Heart Monday

Nov. 16, 2008


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After a one-day break, the Marquette women's basketball team returns to action Monday when it hosts Sacred Heart at 7 p.m. at the Al McGuire Center. The game can be heard live on WJYI 1340 AM with Kent Sommerfeld and Tony Matera calling all of the action.

The Golden Eagles won their sixth straight season opener Saturday, 89-67, over Oral Roberts . Senior Krystal Ellis paced Marquette with 16 points and seven assists, while four other Golden Eagles registered double-digit point totals. Ellis' 16 points marked the 77th game the All-America candidate has scored in double figures.

Sacred Heart out of the Northeast Conference comes to Milwaukee after 106-64 loss at Kansas on Friday.

The Pioneers return all five starters from last season that went 19-11overall.

Following its game against the Sacred Heart, Marquette will hit the road for a pair of games first at Indiana State on Wednesday, Nov. 19 and then at Western Michigan on Sunday, Nov. 23.