Marquette looks to extend its win streak to six games while toppling yet another ranked opponent as it hosts No. 20 Xavier on Sunday afternoon in Big East action in Milwaukee, Wis.
After dropping three games to open conference play, Shaka Smart has coached the Golden Eagles (13-6, 5-3 Big East) to five consecutive wins, three of which have been against ranked teams.
Thanks to a go-ahead 3-pointer from Justin Lewis with 13 seconds left, Marquette beat No. 11 Villanova 57-54 on Wednesday to earn its first win at Finneran Pavilion in program history.