DePaul Falls 66-56 to Marquette - Recap
Davante Gardner scored 28 points for Marquette on Saturday, leading them to a 66-56 victory over DePaul at Bradley Center.
Marquette did not, however, defeat DePaul against the spread, which closed at 12 at most sportsbooks.
Marquette got 14 points from Jamil Wilson and another 10 points from Todd Mayo. Jamil Wilson contributed 4 assists, while Chris Otule cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
DePaul got 22 points from Cleveland Melvin in a losing cause and another 10 points from Billy Garrett Jr.. Brandon Young contributed 7 assists for them, while Sandi Marcius had 4 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed DePaul were victorious, as the score was 30-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Marquette as they grabbed 32 boards, while DePaul only had 26.