Chris Otule scored 14 points, and six other players scored in double figures as Marquette routed Ball State 91-53 in a nonconference game Tuesday night.
The Golden Eagles (7-4) led 42-24 at the half, but Ball State made a brief run to pull within 45-32. Marquette responded with a 17-2 run to open a 62-34 lead with 12:40 remaining.
The Golden Eagles dominated inside, scoring 56 points in the paint. They also forced 23 turnovers and came away with 17 steals.
Jamil Wilson added 13 points for Marquette, Jajuan Johnson and Deonte Burton had 12 apiece, Derrick Wilson had 11, and Juan Anderson and Davante Gardner each had 10.
Zavier Turner had 16 points while Mark Alstork added 11 for the Cardinals (2-6), which lost their fifth straight.
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