Marquette pulls past DePaul 76-72 Saturday

After a close win earlier in the week over Xavier, the Golden Eagles kept up their clutch play in a Big East contest.

Markus Howard scored 31 points and Marquette pulled back in front of DePaul to hold on for a 76-72 win on Saturday at Fiserv Forum.

Koby McEwen added 13 points and Jayce Johnson had 11 for the Golden Eagles, who will get a full week off before playing Butler on Sunday, February 9.

With the win, Marquette improved to 16-6, 6-4 in the Big East, and into sole possession of fourth place.

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