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No. 22/19 Marquette Set to Host Creighton on Monday

Tip-off is 2 p.m. CT on the BIG EAST Digital Network

12/30/2018 11:17:00 PM

By: Communications

MILWAUKEE – The No. 22/19 Marquette women's basketball team looks to continue momentum following its BIG EAST opening victory as the Golden Eagles welcome Creighton to the Al on Monday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. CT. The game will air live on the BIG EAST Digital Network.
 
Patrick Reed (play-by-play) and Matt Shumacker (analyst) will call the action with Jenny Fischer serving as the sideline reporter.
 
MU (10-3, 1-0) improved to 10-4 all-time in BIG EAST openers winning its third straight as the Golden Eagles tallied an 85-46 victory over Providence. Natisha Hiedeman and Erika Davenport combined for over half of the team's points with Hiedeman scoring a season-best 25 points and Davenport posting 19 points, a career-high 20 boards with four assists and four steals.
 
Marquette scored over 80 points for the 10th time this season in the win and own a 9-1 record when this occurs.
 
Marquette will conclude a six-game homestand on Friday, Jan. 4 when it hosts league travel partner DePaul at 7 p.m. CT live on FS1.
 
OPPONENT
CREIGHTON (7-5, 1-0 BIG EAST): Creighton upset No. 19 DePaul on Saturday, 85-82 and have now won six of their last seven games after struggling to open the season. Audrey Faber leads the Bluejays and the BIG EAST with 17.3 points per game.
 
THE SERIES
Marquette and Creighton meet for the 17th time on Monday and though the Bluejays lead the series 11-5, the Golden Eagles won two-of-three meeting last season, including earning a win in the BIG EAST Tournament semifinals.
 
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