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.