5 key performers in Marquette's win over the Creighton Bluejays

Marquette pulled off an overtime win in Omaha on Wednesday night 106-104.

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The Marquette Golden Eagles beat the Creighton Bluejays 106-104 and as you might expect from such a high-scoring game, there were more than a few players that stood out from the crowd.

1

Markus Howard (Marquette)

It's hard to come up with a better game this season than what Markus Howard did against Creighton. The Marquette guard scored 53 points (that's not a typo) while hitting 10-of-14 from 3-point land.

2

Ty-Shon Alexander (Creighton)

Because Howard scored 53, it's hard to be impressed by Alexander's 23 points and five rebounds. He still had himself a heck of a game.

3

Davion Mintz (Creighton)

There might not have been a bigger surprise performance than Mintz's 21 points. He came into the game averaging less than nine points per contest.

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4

Sam Hauser (Marquette)

Hauser had 13 points and 10 rebounds. That would be fine on most nights. On Wednesday, Hauser got his 13th point on a 3-point shot with under a second to go in the game. That shot sent the game into overtime. Marquette eventually won.

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5

Martin Krampelj (Creighton)

The Bluejays' center has had a solid season but he stood out on Wednesday. He had 19 points and eight rebounds. Most of those points came from the free-throw line as he hit 13-of-14 from the line. He came into the night hitting less than 50 percent from the line.

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