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North Carolina Central vs Marquette

Marquette 75, NC Central 66

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MILWAUKEE (AP) - Junior Cadougan and Vander Blue scored 16 points each to help Marquette hold off North Carolina Central 75-66 Saturday in its final tuneup before Big East Conference play.

Todd Mayo added 12 points for Marquette (9-3), which opens Big East play Tuesday at home against Connecticut.

Jeremy Ingram scored 20 points and Stanton Kidd had 19 for North Carolina Central (6-7).

NC Central went on a 10-2 run to cut Marquette's lead to 54-53 when Ingram hit a 3-pointer with 11:03 remaining. Ingram's driving layup with 6:27 left tied the score at 60-60.

Marquette scored the next seven points, including four by Cadougan, to grab a 67-60 lead with 3:08 remaining.

Ray Willis' 3-pointer trimmed the lead to 67-63, but Cadougan hit two free throws with 2:26 left and Blue hit a 3-pointer from the corner to push the lead to 72-63 with 1:30 remaining and put the game away.

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North Carolina Central Eagles
S. Kidd, F407-143-383319
D. Williams, F41-10-02012
J. Ingram, G408-150-003220
R. Willis, G302-81-21146
E. Chapman, G262-50-11524
A. Houston243-70-15026
K. Jawara221-30-02252
D. Ferguson142-32-20227
Totals 26-566-922162166
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Marquette Golden Eagles
J. Anderson, F173-43-43229
C. Otule, C130-10-01000
V. Blue, G346-111-223316
J. Cadougan, G245-86-732016
T. Lockett, G112-20-02015
T. Mayo244-53-362312
D. Gardner202-46-712210
J. Wilson190-00-03030
D. Wilson181-12-21324
S. Taylor, Jr.151-41-22003
J. Thomas30-00-00000
J. Ferguson20-00-01010
Totals 24-4022-2727141775
 60%81.5% 
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N.C. A&T6-109-23340
Coppin St.6-108-23311
Savannah St.5-119-22331
Morgan St.5-117-24337
Florida A&M2-142-27350

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Creighton4-1414-19151
Marquette4-1413-19147
 
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