Marquette tops UConn in OT, 82-76
MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University Golden Eagles opened the Big East season on Tuesday night, January 1st with a victory over Connecticut, 82-76.
With Buzz Williams serving a one-game suspension for a recruiting violation by a former assistant this past summer, current assistant Brad Autry ran the show.
Marquette blew a 10-point, second-half lead over the Huskies. But Junior Cadougan sent the game to overtime with a rare triple.
With Tuesday’s victory, the Golden Eagles won their 17th straight on their home court.