Late 3-pointer propels Marquette to 8-0

Associated Press  |  Last updated December 07, 2011
Jae Crowder hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 6.3 seconds to play and No. 11 Marquette beat Washington 79-77 in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night. Darius Johnson-Odom had 23 points to lead the Golden Eagles (8-0) in an up-and-down game that saw 15 lead changes and four ties over the final 12 minutes. Crowder, who finished with 18 points, hit his only 3-pointer of the game in four attempts 9 seconds after Terrence Ross had given the Huskies (4-3) a 77-76 lead with a nice move in the lane when he was closely guarded by two Marquette players. Washington had a chance at one more lead change but Abdul Gaddy's long jumper at the buzzer was well off the mark.
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