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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.