Green Bay knocks off No. 24 Marquette women 63-55
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Jessica Lindstrom scored 15 points, Karly Murphy had a double-double and Green Bay beat its second Top 25 team this season with a 63-55 win over No. 23 Marquette on Saturday.
Allie LeClaire added 13 points, Jen Wellnitz 10 and Murphy had 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Phoenix (6-1), who were playing their third ranked team in a row. They beat Arizona State before losing to Mississippi State.
Amani Wilborn had 18 points and Danielle King 16 points for the Golden Eagles (3-3), who shot 34 percent for their lowest offensive output since 2015.
After a 3-point play from Wilborn got Marquette within 15-12 at 2:28 of the first quarter, the Phoenix held Marquette to 2-of-18 shooting through the rest of the half. LeClaire scored the last four points of the first quarter to put Green Bay up 19-12 and added a layup in a 6-0 run to start the second quarter. After a Marquette basket, the Phoenix added an 8-0 run and led 35-19 at the half. In one stretch, the Golden Eagles missed 11 straight shots.
The lead reached 19 early in the third quarter but Marquette, down 14 to start the fourth quarter, had a 17-4 run to get within six. Green Bay scored five straight in the final minute to secure the win.