Maui Invitational - Butler vs Marquette Recap - Butler Wins 72-71
|Maui Invitational - Butler vs Marquette Recap - Butler Wins 72-71|
Butler grabbed a 72-71 win over Marquette on Monday, behind a 24-point effort from Khyle Marshall at Lahaina Civic Center.
Butler won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as underdogs.
Butler got 20 points from Rotnei Clarke and another 12 points from Roosevelt Jones. Roosevelt Jones contributed 4 assists, while Khyle Marshall cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Marquette got a 21-point performance from Vander Blue, who was supported by 14 points from Junior Cadougan. Junior Cadougan had 3 assists in a losing cause for Marquette, while Davante Gardner grabbed 7 rebounds.
Butler led at halftime, 31-30.
Marquette had a 37-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.