MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Steve Novak's fall-away jumper with 1.1 seconds
left gave Marquette a 67-65 victory over Notre Dame Friday night.
Novak had 28 points to lead the Golden Eagles in front of 18,874
at the Bradley Center -- the largest crowd ever to witness a college
basketball game in the state of Wisconsin, according to Marquette's
It was the first meeting between the two schools as Big East
foes, but the 105th overall meeting in a long-standing rivalry.
A driving layup by Marquette's Dominic James tied the game,
65-65, with 45.9 seconds remaining.
Marquette (14-5, 4-2 Big East) grabbed a 44-43 lead -- its first
of the game -- on Jerel McNeal's layup with 13:39 left.
The Golden Eagles extended their lead to 54-48 on Dan
Fitzgerald's layup and foul shot.
But the Fighting Irish rallied to tie the game, 54-54, when
Fitzgerald fouled Colin Falls on a missed 3-point attempt and Falls
hit all three free throws.
The Irish grabbed a 57-54 lead on their next possession on a
3-pointer by Quinn.
Falls had 21 points to lead the Fighting Irish (10-6, 1-4 Big
Notre Dame led 33-30 at the half, led by Quinn's 8 points, but
Novak's 16 first-half points kept Marquette in the game.
Marquette had eight blocks in the first half.
Transfer Andrew Nembhard eligible to play for Gonzaga men's basketball
Andrew Nembhard, who started all 67 games for the Gators over the past two seasons before transferring to Gonzaga in the spring, is eligible to play immediately after getting an NCAA waiver.
Baylor-Seton Hall men's basketball game canceled
Baylor had its third game canceled since coach Scott Drew tested positive for COVID-19, and the Bears will now open their season against Illinois in the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 2.
Tennessee Volunteers ruled out of Jimmy V Classic after COVID-19 positive tests
Tennessee, which was supposed to play No. 1 Gonzaga in the Jimmy V Classic, will not participate in the event after the Vols paused activities in the program due to positive COVID-19 test results.