Marquette vs DePaul Wrap - Marquette Wins 96-94
|Marquette vs DePaul Wrap - Marquette Wins 96-94|
Marquette grabbed a 96-94 win over DePaul on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Davante Gardner at Allstate Arena.
Marquette did not, however, defeat DePaul against the spread, which closed at 7 at most sportsbooks.
Marquette got 19 points from Todd Mayo and another 18 points from Jamil Wilson. Jake Thomas contributed 3 assists, while Jamil Wilson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
DePaul got 29 points from Brandon Young in a losing cause and another 26 points from Billy Garrett Jr.. Brandon Young contributed 6 assists for them, while Tommy Hamilton IV had 9 rebounds.
Marquette hit the break leading 44-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored DePaul as they grabbed 39 boards, while Marquette only had 36.