GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Marquette 85, DePaul 71


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Associated Press

CHICAGO - Selena Lott scored 25 points, Camryn Taylor added 20, combining for 37 in the second half, and Marquette defeated DePaul 85-71.

Chloe Marotta added 16 points and Jordan King 13 for the Golden Eagles (17-4, 14-3 Big East), who have won six straight with their first win over a ranked team since beating DePaul at the end of last season. The win clinched the No. 2 seed for the conference tournament next weekend.

Lott scored 20 points and Taylor 17. on 7-for-7 shooting. as Marquette shot 70% (21 of 30) in the second half to break away from a 33-33 halftime tie.

Lexi Held scored 23 points for the Blue Demons (16-5, 13-4), who have lost back-to-back games to unranked teams. DePaul shot 38.9% after shooting 38.2% in an 83-72 loss to Creighton. Sonya Morris added 18 points. Deja Church, who had a career-high 24 points when the Blue Demons won the first matchup 87-82, had 10 points.

Lott scored 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting and four free throws in the third quarter when Marquette opened a 63-56 lead. Taylor had 12 points in the fourth quarter, including six straight, after the Blue Demons got within five.

Taylor also grabbed 11 rebounds to help Marquette to a 50-27 advantage on the boards, which helped translate to a 66-36 difference for points in the paint.

February 24, 2021


Marquette
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
L. Van Kleunen F 36 8-15 0-0 0-0 5-8 4 1 1 2 3 16
C. Marotta F 28 2-6 1-2 0-0 0-7 1 1 1 0 2 5
C. Taylor F 25 8-10 4-6 0-0 4-11 2 0 0 3 3 20
J. King G 38 5-10 2-2 1-2 2-6 4 0 3 4 3 13
S. Lott G 37 10-21 5-6 0-1 2-6 4 3 4 6 3 25
T. Valladay 20 2-6 2-4 0-2 0-1 4 0 0 3 3 6
C. Kaifes 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 0
L. Karlen 5 0-1 0-0 0-1 1-1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Totals   199 35-69
(.507)
14-20
(.700)
1-6
(.167)
18-50 20 5 10 18 17 85


DePaul
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
J. Allen F 26 4-9 1-1 0-0 3-6 1 3 2 3 3 9
L. Held G 36 9-21 3-3 2-3 0-2 4 0 3 5 3 23
S. Morris G 36 7-20 3-4 1-4 1-5 2 0 2 0 2 18
D. Church G 30 4-9 2-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 3 3 10
D. Bekelja G 28 3-7 2-2 0-2 0-1 2 0 0 0 2 8
D. Rogers 23 1-5 1-2 0-3 0-3 3 0 3 0 2 3
K. Dallmann 16 0-1 0-0 0-1 1-2 1 1 3 2 1 0
J. Daninger 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0
H. Purcell 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 28-72
(.389)
12-14
(.857)
3-14
(.214)
12-27 14 4 13 13 17 71



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