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March Madness - Marquette Defeats Miami 71-61 - Recap

Marquette earned a 71-61 victory over Miami on Thursday, getting 16 points from Jamil Wilson at Verizon Center.

Marquette was a 5.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Marquette got 14 points from Vander Blue and another 14 points from Davante Gardner. Derrick Wilson contributed 3 assists, while Trent Lockett cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Miami got a 14-point performance from Shane Larkin, who was supported by 11 points from Kenny Kadji. Durand Scott had 5 assists in a losing cause for Miami, while Durand Scott grabbed 7 rebounds.

Marquette hit the break leading 29-16 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Marquette as they grabbed 36 boards, while Miami only had 31.