No. 3 Marquette mauls Southern

Tyler Kolek scored 16 points and Kam Jones added 15 as the No. 3 Marquette Golden Eagles cruised to a 93-56 win over the visiting Southern Jaguars in Milwaukee on Tuesday.Stevie Mitchell added a season-high 11 points while David Joplin and Ben Gold each dropped 10. Eleven Golden Eagles scored as they shot 49.2 percent.Southern (1-6) was led by Jordan Johnson’s 21 points. It was a breakout performance for Johnson, who was averaging just 3.5 points and 11 minutes in six games prior to Tuesday.Marquette slowly increased its lead throughout the first half, going into the break with a 52-36 advantage. Kolek and Jones were both in double figures, with 16 and 11 points, but Johnson was keeping Southern afloat with 20 of his 21 before the break.The second half saw Marquette take the game and run with it, going on a 20-6 run to start the half and holding Southern to just 20 points throughout.

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