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Marquette 88, Lewis 40

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Freshman Dominic James scored 22 points to lead
Marquette to an 88-40 victory over NCAA Division II opponent Lewis
Wednesday night.

Steve Novak added 14 points and Jerel McNeal and Joe Chapman 11
apiece to help the Golden Eagles (10-3) win their fourth straight
game. James, who hit three 3-pointers, tied the career high in
scoring he set Nov. 30 against Nebraska.

It was Marquette's final nonconference tuneup before making its
Big East debut next Tuesday night against No. 2 Connecticut in
Milwaukee.

Stephan Bolt had 9 points and John Loeffelholz 8 to lead Lewis
(7-4).

The Golden Eagles led 33-19 at halftime.

A 21-2 second-half scoring run that included a pair of
3-pointers by James put Marquette up 56-22 and ended any hopes the
Flyers had of mounting a comeback.

Marquette wasted little time establishing its dominance.

After Bolt tied the game 2-2, the Golden Eagles went on a 15-0
scoring run to go ahead for good in the contest. Three-pointers by
Novak, Joe Chapman and Dan Fitzgerald highlighted the spurt. The
Flyers missed 11 shots during the run.