Cheatham's 19 paces Marquette past SIU-Edwardsville 89-56

Save Story
Leer en español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Haanif Cheatham scored 19 points on 8 of 10 shooting and led five players in double figures as Marquette defeated SIU-Edwardsville 89-56 on Wednesday night in the first meeting between the schools.

Luke Fischer added 15 points, Jajuan Johnson 14, while Sam Hauser and Duane Wilson scored 11 each for the Golden Eagles, who shot 53 percent from the floor, making 32 of 60 field goals. Marquette forced 22 turnovers and had 17 assists, Johnson leading with five.

Marquette (9-3) tied the game at 15 on Sam Hauser's jumper with 10:38 before halftime. Marquette took control from there outscoring the Cougars 30-12 to close the half.

The Golden Eagles made 19 of 22 free throws (86 percent). Marquette wrapped up its non-conference schedule and breaks until the Big East opener Dec. 28 against Georgetown.

Jalen Henry led Edwardsville (4-9) with 14 points. SIUE coach Jon Harris was a four-year letter winner at Marquette from 1998-2002.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

CollegeNational Sports
The Associated Press


    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast