MILWAUKEE (AP) - Tori Schickel scored six of her 19 points in the fourth quarter as Butler rallied past No. 11 Marquette for a 61-57 win on Friday night.
Schickel’s layup with 36 seconds to go gave the Bulldogs (20-6, 10-5 Big East Conference) a 59-57 lead and Whitney Jennings made 2 of 4 free throws to cap the scoring. The Golden Eagles (22-5, 13-2) lost for the second time in their last three games.
Butler trailed by eight early in the fourth quarter before scoring 11 straight points for a 54-51 lead with 4:06 to go. Marquette scored four straight points to retake the lead, but Michelle Weaver’s 3-pointer put the Golden Eagles ahead 57-55 and they never trailed again.
Jennings scored 13 points, Weaver added 12 and Kristen Spolyar had 11 for Butler.
Allazia Blockton scored 14 points, Lauren Van Kleunen had 10 points and 12 rebounds, and Danielle King scored 10 for Marquette.
Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.