National Basketball Association
Marquette 95, Grambling State 49
When: 8:00 PM ET, Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
# Nathan Farrell, # Robert Riley, # Doug Shows
Jajuan Johnson scored 20 points off the bench and Marquette sank 13 3-pointers in a 95-49 rout of Grambling State Wednesday night at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.
The Golden Eagles (5-2) missed their first four 3-point attempts but sank their next four in a row, including one by Jajuan Johnson with 10:53 left in the first half that made it a 23-2 game. In all, Marquette would hit 10 of its next 13 shots from distance, to go 13-for-21 from beyond the arc while shooting 58.6 percent from the field.
Johnson finished with four 3-pointers. Forward Henry Ellenson added 16 points and eight rebounds and center Luke Fisher added 14 with six boards.
It took Grambling (2-6) nearly seven minutes to score its first points of the game, getting on the board when Ugur Hortom connected on a jumper with 13:08 left in the first. A 13-4 run got the Tigers within 22 with 1:15 left but two free throws by Sandy Cohen sent Marquette into the break up, 46-23.
Guard Nigel Ribeiro finished with 16 points to lead the Tigers, who shot 26.3 percent from the field and committed 19 turnovers.
Top Game Performances
Nigel Ribeiro 16
Jajuan Johnson 20
Nigel Ribeiro 5
Traci Carter 10
Remond Brown 5
Henry Ellenson 8
Nigel Ribeiro 6
||Free Throws Made
Luke Fischer 6
Nigel Ribeiro 2
Sacar Anim 2
Ugur Hortum 1
Henry Ellenson 3
Team Stats Summary