Posted December 18, 2011 on AP on Fox
Undefeated Marquette didn't miss a beat despite the absence of its leading scorer last game. With Darius Johnson-Odom back in action, the 11th-ranked Golden Eagles seem all the more likely to give LSU all it can handle as they visit Baton Rouge on Monday night. Marquette (10-0), on the verge of its first 11-0 start since 1972-73, is expected to be near full strength after Johnson-Odom was suspended for an unspecified violation of team rules and held out of Saturday's 93-72 victory over Northern Colorado. In place of the senior guard, freshman Todd Mayo stepped up with a season-high 22 points in his first start. "I am not sure he could have responded any better than he did," coach Buzz Williams said. "Our guys were a lot better today after a week off, playing without our leading scorer and a guy who can probably create his shot as well as anybody in the country." In addition to Johnson-Odom, who ranks fourth in the Big East with an average of 18.8 poi...
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