Marquette Defeats Georgetown 75-73 - Recap
Davante Gardner scored 26 points for Marquette on Thursday, leading them to a 75-73 victory over Georgetown at Bradley Center.
Marquette won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 4-point spread.
Marquette got 22 points from Jake Thomas and another 8 points from Steve Taylor, Jr.. Todd Mayo contributed 4 assists, while Jamil Wilson cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Georgetown got a 24-point performance from Markel Starks, who was supported by 19 points from D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera. Jabril Trawick had 4 assists in a losing cause for Georgetown, while Jabril Trawick grabbed 6 rebounds.
Marquette hit the break trailing 40-37 before taking care of business in the second half.
Georgetown won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-32.