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Marquette’s Howard, Villanova’s Robinson-Earl Nab First #BIGEASThoops Weekly Honors

BIG EAST Player of the Week
Markus Howard, Marquette, G, Sr. – Howard became Marquette’s all-time leading scorer after tallying 38 points in an 88-53 victory against Loyola (Md.) in the team’s season opener. He scored 30 points in the first half, which tied him with Jerel McNeal (2005-09) at 1,985 points. A 3-pointer early in the second half gave the senior the record. For the game, he shot 11-of-20 from the field, including 7-of-10 from 3-point range, and 9-of-10 from the foul line. Howard has 1,993 career points.

BIG EAST Freshman of the Week
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, Villanova, F, Fr.