Matthews Leads Marquette Over Pittsburgh

Wesley Matthews and David Cubillan scored 20 points each to help Number 20 Marquette beat Number 12 Pittsburgh 75-71 tonight.

The Golden Eagles led by 17 at one point. But Pittsburgh rallied with a 15-to-four run, cutting the Marquette lead to six on a three-pointer by Ronald Ramon with just over three minutes left.

Pittsburgh's Sam Young cut the lead to four with two free throws. But Marquette freshman David Cubillan responded with his fourth three-pointer of the game to put the Golden Eagles ahead by seven with a minute-40 remaining.

Cubillan then hit all eight free throws in the final minute -- and Marquette hit 11 of 12 overall -- to stave off a final comeback attempt by Pittsburgh.

Marquette guard Jerel McNeal missed the game with a hand injury.


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