LSU vs Marquette Wrap - Marquette Wins 84-80
Marquette grabbed an 84-80 win over LSU on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Davante Gardner at Bradley Center.
Bettors who backed Marquette were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9.
Marquette got 17 points from Junior Cadougan and another 17 points from Vander Blue. Junior Cadougan contributed 6 assists, while Chris Otule cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
LSU got 20 points from Andre Stringer in a losing cause and another 18 points from Anthony Hickey. Charles Carmouche contributed 10 assists for them, while Anthony Hickey had 7 rebounds.
Marquette hit the break leading 45-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
Marquette had a 33-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.