Marquette 102, Presbyterian 62

Lazar Hayward scored 23 points and Jimmy Butler added 16,

leading Marquette to a 102-62 victory over Presbyterian on


Marquette (9-3) took a 21-point halftime lead, and Presbyterian

(2-11) never got closer than 18 the rest of the way. The Golden

Eagles extended the lead to 30 points midway through the second

half and took a 97-56 lead on David Cubillan’s 3-pointer with 3:32

to go.

Marquette had six players score in double figures. Darius

Johnson-Odom had 15 points, Maurice Acker and Dwight Buycks added

14 each and Cubillan had 10.

Zach Faircloth scored 15 points and Khalid Mutakabbir added 14

for Presbyterian, which has lost six consecutive games.

It was the fifth time this season that the Blue Hose have lost

by at least 30 points and third time they lost by at least 40.

Marquette topped 100 points for the first time this season.