Marquette vs Providence Final: 61-50 - Recap
Marquette earned a 61-50 victory over Providence on Thursday, getting 14 points from Davante Gardner at Bradley Center.
Marquette won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as favorites.
Marquette got 11 points from Jamil Wilson and another 9 points from Deonte Burton. Derrick Wilson contributed 8 assists, while Deonte Burton cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Providence got 20 points from Bryce Cotton in a losing cause and another 18 points from LaDontae Henton. Bryce Cotton contributed 4 assists for them, while Tyler Harris had 11 rebounds.
Marquette led at halftime, 31-14.
Providence won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-37.