Samford vs Marquette Recap - Marquette Wins 71-48

Samford was run off the court by Marquette on Saturday as they blasted them 71-48 at Bradley Center.

Marquette won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 24-point spread.

Marquette got 14 points from JaJuan Johnson and another 13 points from Deonte Burton. Jake Thomas contributed 4 assists, while Derrick Wilson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Samford got 16 points from Tim Williams in a losing cause and another 10 points from Raijon Kelly. Russell Wilson contributed 4 assists for them, while Tim Williams had 9 rebounds.

Marquette led at halftime, 39-23.

Marquette won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-28.