MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Krystal Ellis scored 31 points to lead Marquette to a 67-53 upset of No. 25 Wisconsin on Saturday.
The junior point guard, the only returning starter for Marquette (2-0), scored 21 points in the first half on 9-of-14 shooting.Big Ten Conference preseason player of the year Jolene Anderson scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds for Wisconsin (1-1), which is making its first appearance in The AP Top 25 poll in more than five years. The last time the Badgers were in the poll was when they were ranked 25th on Feb. 11, 2002.Janese Banks added 14 points for Wisconsin, and was the only other player reaching double figures for either squad.The Golden Eagles scored 25 points off Wisconsin's 29 turnovers.The Badgers pulled within seven points with 2:29 left. But Marquette hit 9 of 10 free throws down the stretch, including 6-of-6 from Ellis.Senior forward Svetlana Kovalenko grabbed 11 rebounds and scored three points for the Golden Eagles, who shot 20 percent from the field in the second half.The Golden Eagles have won three of the last four games in the intrastate rivalry against the Badgers (1-1). The teams did not face each other last season.