Davante Gardner scored 26 points and Jake Thomas added a career-high 22 points to lead Marquette to 75-73 win over Georgetown Thursday. The win was Marquette's fifth in its last sixth games as the Golden Eagles (17-11, 9-6 Big East) try to capture a berth in the NCAA tournament. The Golden Eagles now face a tough two-game road trip at 8th ranked Villanova on March 2 and at Providence...
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Jake Thomas led Marquette to an 81-72 win versus Xavier on Saturday (Photo Credit: Gary Porter/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Jake Thomas proved me wrong. On Saturday, Thomas gave the proverbial middle finger to his “haters”. He hit a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with 18 points, leading the Marquette Golden Eagles (15-10, 7-5) to a 81-72 victory over the Xavier Musketeers...
MILWAUKEE -- For the majority of the past two weeks, Jake Thomas has been getting to the gym at 5:15 in the morning at the encouragement of graduate manager Lyle Wolf. His goal? Make 500 shots before Marquette started practice. It was a proposition the senior guard said he simply couldn't refuse. Thomas saw the fruits of his labor Saturday afternoon, knocking down six 3-pointers...
MILWAUKEE -- Senior guard Jake Thomas scored 18 points on a career-best six 3-pointers and Marquette held on for an 81-72 Big East Conference victory over Xavier on Saturday, the first time this season the Golden Eagles have won three consecutive games. Davante Gardner and Jamil Wilson each added 16 points for Marquette (15-10, 7-5 Big East). Justin Martin had 20 points for Xavier...
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