NCAA Men's Basketball

Marquette overwhelms No. 6 Baylor

(AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) Olivier-Maxence Prosper scored 24 points and Marquette capitalized on a dominant start from its defense to roll past No. 6 Baylor 96-70 on Tuesday night in the Big 12-Big East Battle.

Marquette (6-2) raced to a 51-25 halftime lead thanks to a 24-0 edge in points off turnovers. Baylor (5-2) already had a season-high 16 turnovers by halftime and finished with 20.

The margin never dropped below 22 points in the second half.

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Houston6-0
2 Texas5-0
3 Virginia5-0
4 Arizona6-0
5 Purdue6-0
6 Baylor5-1
7 Creighton6-1
8 UConn8-0
9 Kansas7-1
10 Indiana6-0
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Purdue6-0
2 Charleston6-1
3 Maryland6-0
4 UNLV7-0
5 Nevada7-1
6 Arizona6-0
7 Creighton6-1
8 Sam Houston6-1
9 Louisiana5-1
10 Hofstra6-2
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