9:00 PM ET, February 3, 2009
Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois
ROSEMONT, Ill. -- As impressive as his numbers are, Jerel McNeal insists he's not trying to fill up the box score. It just seems to work out that way.McNeal scored 26 points and No. 8 Marquette beat DePaul 76-61 on Tuesday night for its 12th straight victory, matching its longest winning streak in seven years.
• Marquette won its 12th straight game, its longest such streak since 2001-02.
• The Golden Eagles improved to 9-0 in the Big East, which is their best start in any conference in program history.
• DePaul has now lost 10 straight, all in conference action. The Blue Demons haven't won since beating Alcorn State on Dec. 28.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||28-49 (.571)||25-60 (.417)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-17 (.353)||6-19 (.316)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-22 (.636)||5-12 (.417)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||14 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|
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