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Bryant's 3-pointer gave West Virginia its largest lead, 37-22, with 18:36 left.
West Virginia had a 42-29 rebounding advantage for the game but got burned on transition defense and gave up numerous layups in the second half.
Crowder made three layups in a 5-minute span. A 10-2 run brought the Golden Eagles within 39-34 after Johnson-Odom's first basket and Marquette took its first lead of the second half, 46-45, on Blue's dunk with 7:16 left.
Blue sank two free throws with 1:05 remaining for Marquette's final points and a 61-56 lead.
Bryant made two free throws with 41 seconds to go and Keaton Miles hit a layup with 15 seconds left, but the Mountaineers couldn't score on their final possession.
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