Markus Howard gets hurt, Marquette rallies over Xavier 84-82 in 2OT

Markus Howard, Zach Freemantle, Quentin Goodin
Posted at 11:50 AM, Jan 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 12:50:56-05

CINCINNATI -- Marquette's Markus Howard reached a career milestone with his 2,500th point before suffering a head injury, but Sacar Anim scored a career-high 28 points as the Golden Eagles rallied for an 84-82, double-overtime victory over Xavier.

Howard became the 72nd player in NCAA history to score 2,500 career points.

Marquette's shooting star went to the locker room for a medical exam after getting hit in the face with 11:15 left in regulation. He finished with 18 points.

The Golden Eagles pulled it out behind Anim and Koby McEwen, Quentin Goodin scored 19 points for Xavier.

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