Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Vander Blue had 19 points and the 18th-ranked Marquette Golden Eagles extended their home winning streak to 23 straight games with a 79-69 victory over the 16th-ranked Pittsburgh Panthers.
Davante Gardner and Jamil Wilson added 14 and 13 points, respectively, for the Golden Eagles (18-6, 9-3 Big East), who bounced back from a 63-55 loss at Georgetown on Monday night. Trent Lockett tallied 11 points.
Marquette beat Pittsburgh twice this season, also winning in the Steel City back on Jan. 12.
Lamar Patterson ended with 19 points for the Panthers (20-6, 8-5), who had a three-game winning streak snapped. Tray Woodall tallied 10 points and eight assists.