Marquette women’s basketball fell to the Creighton Bluejays 72-62 on Friday night after faltering late in the fourth quarter, causing MU to fall to 0-2 in BIG EAST play.
The Golden Eagles are now one loss shy of matching their loss total in conference play from all of last season.
Marquette ended the first half on a 7-o scoring run giving them a 28-24 lead.
The Golden Eagles benefited from poor Bluejay shooting in the first half. Creighton was 0-for-8 from deep heading into the third quarter.
MU’s defense faltered in the third quarter, allowing Creighton to open up the second half 4-for-6 from beyond the arc.