**Marquette (23-5, 12-3) suffered a heavy loss when senior guard Dominic James broke a bone in his left foot early in the first half. Golden Eagles coach Buzz Williams announced after the game that James’ college career is over.
“I hugged him before I came in here,” Williams said, his voice cracking.
James played only 4 minutes in the first half, and the school announced after halftime that he broke the fifth metatarsal in his left foot. James, one of the Golden Eagles’ trio of standout senior guards, has 1,749 career points and is one of the team’s top defensive players.
**Seton Hall (15-12, 6-9) kept its NIT chances alive by downing South Florida 75-60 at The Rock.
Jeremy Hazell scored 20 points, including a circus layup that got him the No. 9 spot on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays. With his back facing the bucket, Hazell threw up a layup that caromed off the backboard and in.
Robert Mitchell added 17 for the Pirates. Eugene Harvey added 15 after going scoreless for the first time in his career in a loss Sunday to St. John’s.
**Rutgers couldn’t hold on to an 11-point first-half lead and lost to NOtre dame, 70-65, in South Bend, Ind.
Luke Harangody overcame a slow start to finish with 20 points and 15 rebounds and Tory Jackson added 18 points.
Mike Rosario, who led Rutgers with 20 points, missed a pair of free throws with 41 seconds left that would have cut the lead to one.