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No. 17 Marquette rolls over Grambling State 114-71

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No. 17 Marquette rolls over Grambling State 114-71
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Marquette's Chris Otule (42) looks to shoot past Grambling State's Remond Brown during the first half …

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Chris Otule scored 17 points and Steve Taylor added 16 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 17 Marquette roll over Grambling State 114-71 on Tuesday night.

The last time Marquette (2-0) reached the century mark came in a 102-77 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Dec. 21, 2010.

Deonte Burton added 14 points, JuJuan Johnson 12 and Jamil Thomas, Juan Anderson and Jake Thomas each a had 11 for Marquette.

The Golden Eagles took command early and led by as much as 23 in the first half as Otule scored 13 points and Davante Gardner and Burton each added 10 for a 52-35 lead. Then Thomas hit consecutive 3s and added a layup to spark a 12-0 run that opened the second half and sealed the win.

Chandler Thomas scored 26 points and A'Torri Shine added 17 for Grambling State (0-2), which has lost 30 straight games.

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