Scores

Final

South Dakota 69

(1-2, 0-2 away)

Marquette 82

(4-0, 4-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, November 20, 2010

    BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    1 2 T
    SDAK 29 4069
    MARQ 43 3982

    Top Performers

    South Dakota: C. Westbrook 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast

    Marquette: J. Butler 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Marquette 82, S. Dakota 69

    Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE -- Jimmy Butler scored 20 points and Marquette took command early to defeat South Dakota 82-69 on Saturday.

    Chris Otule added a collegiate-high 15 for the Golden Eagles (4-0).

    Charlie Westbrook scored 17 points and Jake Thomas, Louie Krogman and Mitchell Bouie each had 11 for South Dakota (1-2).

    Marquette held a comfortable lead until South Dakota used two 3-pointers from Jordan Boots and one from Thomas to close to 26-21 with 8:05 left in the first half. Marquette countered with an 18-8 run capped by Otule's dunk and layup for a 43-29 edge at the half.

    Butler and Otule made sure of the victory in the second half when they led a 12-3 surge. Otule started it with five points before Butler scored the next seven, and the Golden Eagles led 57-37 with 12:28 to play.

    Marquette never let the lead slip below 11 the rest of the way.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SDAK
    MARQ
    Points 69 82
    FG Made-Attempted 27-66 (.409) 29-60 (.483)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 1-9 (.111)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 23-34 (.676)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 23

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