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Ja Morant records triple-double to lead No. 12 Murray State to upset of No. 5 Marquette

Ja Morant got the best of his personal battle with Markus Howard as Murray State knocked off Marquette in the first round of the NCAA tournament.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Murray State's Ja Morant ready for star turn in NCAA tournament

Murray State guard Ja Morant's national profile is rising — and a matchup against Markus Howard and Marquette will give him his largest stage yet.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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This is the best matchup of the first round

Marquette's Markus Howard and Murray State's Ja Morant are the two highest-scoring players in the tournament, and they meet on Thursday.
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Star guards Howard and Morant headline Marquette-Murray St

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Murray State’s Ja Morant and Marquette’s Markus Howard have much in common: Point guards, prolific scorers, conference players of the year, All-America contenders. And, apparently, promptness. Morant and Howard struck up a friendship last summer at NBA All-Star Chris Paul’s camp for elite guards. “We were the first two people to […]
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Whicker: Here’s one very bustable NCAA tournament bracket

These NCAA tournament picks should go viral. If so, get plenty of rest and fluids: FIRST FOUR: Prairie View over Fairleigh Dickinson: At the home of Steve Alford’s final NCAA tournament game (probably). Arizona State over St. John’s: Back-to-back First Four trips is a dubious honor, but this time ASU gets it right. N.C. Central over North Dakota State: NCCU coach LaVelle Moton’s son VJ idolizes Larry McKnight Jr., to the point where he wanted to do his Black History Month project on him. Belmont...
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March Madness 2019: NCAA Tournament West Region breakdown

Defense wins championships, the old saying goes, but high-powered offenses could ultimately dominate the West Region of this year’s NCAA Tournament. Three of the top 13 scoring teams in the country will battle in the West Region, led by No. 1 seed Gonzaga. The Bulldogs have the highest-scoring offense in the country at 88.8 points per game, but were held to a season-low 47 points in the West Coast Conference tournament final in an upset loss to Saint Mary’s. Sixth-seeded Buffalo ranks fifth in t...
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Seton Hall beats Marquette 81-79 to reach Big East final

NEW YORK (AP) — Myles Powell sparked Seton Hall with 18 second-half points and Big East player of the year Markus Howard of Marquette came up short on a potential winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Pirates a chippy and foul-filled 81-79 victory in the Big East Tournament semifinals Friday night. The third-seeded […]
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A Top Scorer Changes the Definition of the Complete Player

“A lot of people in my position wouldn’t want to say anything,” Marquette guard Markus Howard, the Big East player of the year, said of going public about seeking mental health counseling.
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Howard scores 30 as No. 23 Marquette routs SJU to snap skid

NEW YORK (AP) — Markus Howard scored 12 of his 30 points in a game-breaking 23-2 second-half run, and No. 23 Marquette snapped its four-game losing streak with an 86-54 rout of St. John’s in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals Thursday night. Fellow guard Sacar Anim added 13 points as the second-seeded Golden Eagles (24-8) […]
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Marquette’s Howard and Nova’s Wright honored by Big East

NEW YORK (AP) — Marquette guard Markus Howard is the Big East player of the year after leading the conference in scoring and helping the Golden Eagles to a second-place finish in the regular season. Jay Wright, who guided Villanova to its fifth regular-season conference title in six seasons, was named Big East coach of […]
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No. 16 Marquette’s Howard scoring in bunches

Marquette’s Markus Howard scores on step-back 3-pointers, floaters in the lane, by slithering between bigger defenders on drives to the basket, shooting from distances stretching to near midcourt. The undersized guard has become quite adept at it, ending the regular season as Division I’s fifth-leading scorer. Howard’s shot making repertoire developed by trying to get […]
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Howard scores 32 as No. 10 Marquette beats Butler 76-58

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Markus Howard scored 32 points and Sam Hauser added 19 to help No. 10 Marquette pull away from Butler for a 76-58 victory Wednesday night. The Golden Eagles (19-3, 8-1 Big East) have won eight straight overall and picked up their first win at Hinkle Fieldhouse since the 1989-90 season. Howard finished […]
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Howard’s 32 points lead No. 10 Marquette past Butler 76-58

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Markus Howard scored 32 points and Sam Hauser added 19 to help No. 10 Marquette pull away from Butler for a 76-58 victory Wednesday night. The Golden Eagles (19-3, 8-1 Big East) have won eight straight overall and picked up their first win at Hinkle Fieldhouse since the 1989-90 season. Kamar Baldwin […]
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Howard rallies No. 12 Marquette over Xavier 87-72

CINCINNATI (AP) — Markus Howard scored 19 of his 31 points down the stretch Saturday as No. 12 Marquette rallied to beat Xavier 87-82 for its seventh consecutive win. Joey Hauser added 21 points and Sam Hauser had 20 to help Marquette (18-3, 7-1 Big East) overcome Xavier’s best offensive showing of the season. After […]
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Howard, Hausers, No. 15 Marquette beat Providence 79-68

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sam Hauser scored 25 points, Markus Howard added 24 points and nine rebounds and No. 15 Marquette rallied past Providence 79-68 on Sunday. After honoring former star Dwyane Wade with a celebration that included a halftime tribute, Marquette surged and improved to 13-0 at home. Down 33-25 at the break, the Golden […]
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No. 15 Marquette survives Georgetown despite Howard's injury

Sam Hauser scored a career-high 31 points, Theo John tied a career-high with 14 points, and No. 15 Marquette held on to beat Georgetown 74-71 despite Markus Howard playing just three scoreless minutes due to lower back tightness            [Author: AP]
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No. 15 Marquette survives Georgetown despite Howard’s injury

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sam Hauser scored a career-high 31 points, Theo John tied a career-high with 14 points, and No. 15 Marquette held on to beat Georgetown 74-71 on Tuesday night despite Markus Howard — the nation’s fourth leading scorer — playing just three scoreless minutes due to lower back tightness. John blocked Georgetown’s James […]
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Markus Howard scores 53 as No. 21 Marquette tops Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Markus Howard scored 14 of his career-high 53 points in overtime after Sam Hauser’s deep 3-pointer at the end of regulation tied the game, and No. 21 Marquette beat Creighton 106-104 on Wednesday night. Howard’s dazzling offensive performance set a Marquette record and broke his own record for points in a […]
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Howard’s record-breaking night leads No. 21 Marquette

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Markus Howard scored 14 of his career-high 53 points in overtime after Sam Hauser’s deep 3-pointer at the end of regulation tied the game, and No. 21 Marquette beat Creighton 106-104 on Wednesday night. Howard’s dazzling offensive performance set a Marquette record and broke his own record for points in a […]
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Howard helps No. 16 Marquette past Xavier 70-52

Markus Howard scores 26 points as No. 16 Marquette knocks off Xavier 70-52            [Author: AP]
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Howard scores 26, No. 18 Marquette cruises past Southern

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard scored 23 of his 26 points in a hot-shooting first half, and No. 18 Marquette overpowered Southern for an 84-41 win on Friday night. Howard was 8 for 8 from the field in the opening half, including 5 of 5 from the 3-point arc. He scored all of Marquette’s points […]
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Howard scores 45, lifts No. 20 Marquette past No. 14 Buffalo

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard scored 40 of his 45 points in the second half as No. 20 Marquette pulled away to hand No. 14 Buffalo its first loss of the season, 103-85 on Friday night. Sam Hauser added 18 points for the Golden Eagles (10-2), who hit seven 3-pointers during a second-half surge that […]
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Howard gives No. 20 Marquette boost in win over North Dakota

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard scored 26 points, including 19 over the final 10:22 of the first half to help stabilize No. 20 Marquette after a sloppy start Tuesday night in a 92-66 win over North Dakota. Howard, a sharpshooting guard, was 9 of 13 from the field and 4 of 6 from behind the […]
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Howard scores 45, Marquette beats No. 12 K-State 83-71

Markus Howard scores 45 points as Marquette beats Kansas State 83-71 to hand 12th-ranked Wildcats their 1st loss            [Author: AP]
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Howard, Marquette beat Charleston Southern 76-55

Markus Howard had 17 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals to help Marquette beat Charleston Southern 76-55            [Author: AP]
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Marquette opens new home, beats NCAA darling UMBC 67-42

Sam Hauser and Markus Howard each scored 15 points, and Marquette held NCAA Tournament darling UMBC to 22 percent shooting in 67-42 win in the Golden Eagles' first game in their new downtown home            [Author: AP]
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