Recap - Villanova Defeats Marquette 94-85
Villanova got 30 points from James Bell en route to a 94-85 victory over Marquette on Saturday at Bradley Center.
Villanova was a 2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Villanova got 20 points from Ryan Arcidiacono and another 20 points from Darrun Hilliard II. Ryan Arcidiacono contributed 11 assists, while Daniel Ochefu cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Marquette got 29 points from Davante Gardner in a losing cause and another 18 points from Todd Mayo. Derrick Wilson contributed 7 assists for them, while Davante Gardner had 13 rebounds.
Villanova hit the break leading 38-31 before taking care of business in the second half.
Villanova won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-35.