Duane Wilson reacts after an assist to teammate Steve Taylor
Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college basketball
game against N.J.I.T. Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Milwaukee.
Duane Wilson scored five of his 18 points in the final 1½ minutes
and Marquette held off NJIT 62-57 on Monday night.
three-point play with 1:17 left put the Golden Eagles (2-2) up
59-55, the first two-possession lead for either team in over 4
NJIT (1-4) closed
to 59-57 with 23 seconds left on Daquan Holiday's free throws but
sent Wilson to the line a second later where he pushed the lead
back to four.
Marquette drew a
charging call on Damon Lynn with 12 seconds left, and Steve Taylor
Jr. made another free throw for the Eagles to cap the scoring.
Juan Anderson had
20 points and nine rebounds for Marquette and Taylor grabbed 12
Lynn had 13
points and Holiday added 12 for the Highlanders, who cut the
deficit to one point three times in the final 5 minutes but never