Marquette's prolific offense is aided by its depth, but that could be challenged following the loss of one of its starters.
The 11th-ranked Golden Eagles will try to remain undefeated Saturday night when they host Wisconsin-Green Bay without starting center Chris Otule.
Marquette is looking to improve to 9-0 for the first time since 2004-05. The Golden Eagles extended their streak with another thrilling win Tuesday, defeating Washington 79-77 at Madison Square Garden.
Coming off a 61-54 victory at then-No. 9 Wisconsin last Saturday, Marquette couldn't pull away against the Huskies. The game featured 15 lead changes and four ties over the final 12 minutes.
Jae Crowder hit a 3-pointer with 6.3 seconds remaining and the Golden Eagles held on despite losing Otule in the opening minutes to an ACL injury. The 6-foot-11 Otule is averaging 5.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocked shots in about 18 minutes per game.
"I think I did a poor job of helping our team when Chris Otule got hurt...