Recap - Marquette Defeats Pittsburgh 79-69
Marquette got 19 points from Vander Blue as they ran past Pittsburgh 79-69 on Saturday at Bradley Center.
Marquette was a 3-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Marquette got 14 points from Davante Gardner and another 13 points from Jamil Wilson. Junior Cadougan contributed 6 assists, while Jamil Wilson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Pittsburgh got 19 points from Lamar Patterson in a losing cause and another 10 points from Tray Woodall. Tray Woodall contributed 8 assists for them, while Steven Adams had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Marquette were victorious, as the score was 42-29 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Marquette as they grabbed 33 boards, while Pittsburgh only had 24.