Syracuse Falls 74-71 Against Marquette - Game Recap
Syracuse was scorched by Davante Gardner for 26 points as Marquette defeated them 74-71 in NCAA action on Monday.
Marquette was a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Marquette got 12 points from Junior Cadougan and another 12 points from Jamil Wilson. Jamil Wilson contributed 7 assists, while Davante Gardner cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Syracuse got 20 points from C.J. Fair in a losing cause and another 15 points from James Southerland. Brandon Triche contributed 8 assists for them, while Baye Keita had 8 rebounds.
Marquette hit the break trailing 32-29 before taking care of business in the second half.
Marquette won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-27.