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The Marquette Redmen(53) Boys Basketball Team Takes on the Menominee Maroons(28) on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 & 99.9FM

Menominee, MIFebruary 3rd, 2017 – The Marquette Redmen traveled far away from their home turf to take on the Menominee Maroons in Menominee. Marquette had previously beaten the Maroons, but this game was sure to be a test for the Redmen. The early game was tied at 2-2, with Menominee hanging tight with Marquette, but soon the Redmen started their march toward victory. They held a four point advantage with only two minutes left in the first quarter, however, they wanted to extend that lead even further. Going into the first intermission, the Marquette Redmen led the Menominee Maroons by nine points.

First Quarter Score
Marquette Redmen: 17
Menominee Maroons: 8

It was a good start to the  game for the Marquette Redmen, and they continued their excellent play from the first when they extended their lead to six points in the first minute of the second quarter. Ian Ogea was laying down the points for Marquette, and his hot streak caused the Maroons to take an unexpected timeout midway through the quarter. Ian drained his third three pointer of the game with two minutes to go, and that just put Marquette further in front of the Maroons. It was 27-14 late in the first half, however, fouls started to become a problem for Marquette, with multiple players close to being in trouble.

First Half Score
Marquette Redmen: 27
Menominee Maroons: 16

The Marquette Redmen defeat the Menominee Maroons 58-33 on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 & 99.9!

The Marquette Redmen defeat the Menominee Maroons on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 & 99.9!

Coming out of halftime, it was still the Marquette Redmen‘s game, but the Maroons weren’t giving up. Only holding a 11 point lead, the Redmen’s game was far from over. After halftime, the Maroons looked to be trying some different plays, but they were still unable to overtake Marquette. As minute after minute ticked off the clock, Marquette maintained their lead at 17 points. By the time the third quarter buzzer sounded, the Menominee Maroons would have some serious ground to make up in the fourth.

Third Quarter Score
Marquette Redmen: 37
Menominee Maroons: 20

With only one quarter left to play, it looked like the Marquette Redmen would take home the win. The Maroons whittled down the Redmen’s lead to only 13 points early in the fourth, but Marquette quickly put a stop to their comeback. As the final minutes fell off the clock, the Redmen could feel the conference championships within their grasp. By the time the final buzzer sounded, the Marquette Redmen held a 25 point lead.

Final Game Score
Marquette Redmen: 53
Menominee Maroons: 28

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