Posted January 07, 2012 on marquette.scout.com
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Down 35-12 to #1 Syracuse in the first half, #20 Marquette rallied to within 3 before falling 73-66. Syracuse was lead by Kris Joseph’s 17 pts and Brandon Triche’s 16pts. Marquette (12-4, 1-2) was led by Darius Johnson Odom’s 19 pts and Jae Crowder added 15 pts , 7 rebs and 3 steals. Marquette had 12 turnovers in a sloppy first half but was able to go on a 7-2 run to finish
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