New Mexico vs Marquette Final: 75-68 - Recap
New Mexico grabbed a 75-68 win over Marquette on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Cullen Neal at MGM Grand.
New Mexico was an underdog by 1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
New Mexico got 20 points from Cameron Bairstow and another 14 points from Kendall Williams. Cameron Bairstow contributed 5 assists, while Cameron Bairstow cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Marquette got 17 points from Jake Thomas in a losing cause and another 15 points from Jamil Wilson. Derrick Wilson contributed 3 assists for them, while Juan Anderson had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Marquette were victorious, as the score was 37-30 at the break.
New Mexico had a 37-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.