Jackson State's Chace Franklin (1) drives to the basket against Marquette's Sandy Cohen III in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
Jeffrey Phelps
November 29, 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) Haanif Cheatham scored 24 points, Duane Wilson added 16 and Henry Ellenson 15 with 10 rebounds and Marquette cruised to an 80-61 win over Jackson State on Sunday.

Behind Cheatham, a freshman who had a career day, the Golden Eagles (4-2) shot 59 percent in the second half while making 6 of 11 3-pointers.

Cheatham made four of Marquette's nine 3-pointers and hit all six of his free throws. Luke Fischer had 11 points and six blocks.

Marquette led 38-28 at the half and pushed the lead to 26 points midway through the second half. Ellenson made 7 of 11 from the field and Cheatham was 7 of 12.

Raeford Worsham had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Tigers (2-5), who shot 36 percent. Only one player hit half of his shots.

The Golden Eagles had 23 assists on its 30 baskets with Traci Carter contributing six.

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