"My rule was I wouldn't recruit a kid if he had grass in front of his house.
That's not my world. My world was a cracked sidewalk." —Al McGuire

Friday, November 14, 2008

Marquette Defeats Houston Baptist

Marquette beat Houston Baptist tonight by a score of 95-64. After a halftime lead of only 8 points, MU scored the first 14 points of the second half and cruised from there.

Wesley Matthews came out strong and had a career-high 27 points, on top of 8 assists and 5 steals. Jerel McNeal chipped in with 20 points. Lazar Hayward had a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds in twenty-four minutes of action. Newcomer Jimmy Butler contributed 10 points in his first "official" game.

More on the story later.

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