Golden Eagles Finally Beat St. John’s; Advance to Big East Semis

Golden Eagles Finally Beat St. John’s; Advance to Big East Semis

Markus Howard scored 12 of his 30 points in a game-breaking 23-2 second-half run, and No. 23 Marquette snapped its four-game losing streak with an 86-54 rout of St. John’s in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals. Sacar Anim added 13 points as the second-seeded Golden Eagles beat seventh-seeded St. John’s for the first time in three tries this season.  The Golden Eagles play Seton Hall tonight in the semi-fianls.