(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Sophomore Markus Howard scored 34 points to lead Marquette to a 91-81 win over Vermont at home Wednesday night.  The Golden Eagles shot 55 percent from the floor, using some sharp passing to rack up 25 assists on 33 field goals.  Senior Andrew Rowsey came off the bench to score 13 and pass out a career high 10 assists.  Stef Smith topped the visitors’ scoring with 20 points, including six-of-six on 3-point shots.  Marquette was a winner for the sixth time in nine games.  The next game for the Eagles is the annual in-state rivalry game against the Wisconsin Badgers.  Tip-off is at 11:00 am Saturday.