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Blue Demons fall to 0-5 in Big East after loss at Marquette

Javon Freeman-Liberty had 24 points and 10 rebounds for DePaul.

DePaul vs. Marquette
Kam Jones #1 of the Marquette Golden Eagles controls the ball against Javan Johnson #1 of the DePaul Blue Demons in the second half at Fiserv Forum on January 11, 2022 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Greg Elliott had a career-high 25 points as Marquette beat DePaul 87-76 on Tuesday night.

Elliott shot 4 for 6 from deep.

Darryl Morsell had 16 points for Marquette (11-6, 3-3 Big East Conference). Justin Lewis added 11 points and three blocks. Oso Ighodaro had 11 points. Tyler Kolek had a career-high 10 assists plus five points.

Marquette posted a season-high 27 assists.

Javon Freeman-Liberty had 24 points and 10 rebounds for the Blue Demons (9-6, 0-5), who have now lost five games in a row. Yor Anei added 16 points and 11 rebounds. David Jones had seven rebounds.