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Taylor's 21 leads Wisconsin over Marquette


MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Jordan Taylor scored 21 points, helping Wisconsin beat in-state rival Marquette 69-64 on Saturday.

With the Badgers leading comfortably going into the final 2 minutes, the Golden Eagles made a late charge, cutting the lead to two on Jimmy Butler's 3-pointer with 20.3 seconds left. But Taylor went 5-for-6 from the line in the final 20 seconds to help put away the game for Wisconsin.

Jon Leuer added 17 points for Wisconsin (8-2), which played its familiar brand of smothering defense and deliberate offense. Wisconsin's significant size advantage allowed the Badgers to outscore the Golden Eagles 21-9 on second-chance points.

Butler scored 15 for Marquette (7-3).

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