Big East Tournament - Marquette Falls 73-65 Against Notre Dame - Game Recap
Notre Dame earned a 73-65 victory over Marquette on Thursday, getting 18 points from Pat Connaughton at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed Notre Dame were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks.
Jerian Grant had 17 points for Notre Dame and Garrick Sherman chipped in with 16 points. Jerian Grant had 6 assists for them, while Jack Cooley was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Marquette got 16 points from Jamil Wilson in a losing cause and another 14 points from Junior Cadougan. Trent Lockett contributed 2 assists for them, while Trent Lockett had 6 rebounds.
Notre Dame hit the break leading 29-25 before taking care of business in the second half.
Marquette won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-31.