Markus Howard shatters record, drops 52 points in Marquette win

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Markus Howard bested the old Marquette scoring record, which stood for nearly 60 years, by eight points (scoring 52). From GoMarquette.com:

Markus Howard broke a nearly 60-year old Marquette scoring record with 52 points in a 95-90 victory over Providence on Wednesday evening at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.

In the process, Howard also set a new program record with 17 field goals, including 11 from 3-point range, which tied his own MU record set earlier this season against Chicago State. Marquette's previous record of 44 points was set in February of 1958 by Mike Moran against Creighton and tied in 1990 by Tony Smith against Wisconsin.

Marquette beat Providence on Wednesday night, 95-90 in overtime.

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