Howard was 11 of 15 from the 3-point line, besting his previous record of nine, in scoring 33 points. He missed his only shot from inside the arc. The Golden Eagles (5-2) were 18 of 39 on 3-pointers for 46 percent while shooting 53 percent overall. They were only 9 of 15 from the free-throw line.
Andrew Rowsey was 6 of 12 from long distance and added 26 points. Sacar Anim scored 13 points with nine rebounds and Jamal Cain added 10 points.
Fred Sims Jr. scored 20 points, including four 3-pointers, for the Cougars (2-8), who were 7 of 22 from 3-point range. Deionte Simmons added 13 points and nine rebounds and Glen Burns 11 points.
Marquette led by eight at halftime before taking a double-digit lead for good with a 10-0 run early in the second half. The lead reached 31 points late.