Marquette Falls 81-80 Against Providence - Game Recap
Bryce Cotton scored 25 points for Providence on Tuesday, leading them to an 81-80 victory over Marquette at Dunkin Donuts Center.
Providence did not, however, defeat Marquette against the spread, which closed at 3 at most sportsbooks.
LaDontae Henton had 20 points for Providence and Josh Fortune chipped in with 15 points. Bryce Cotton had 9 assists for them, while LaDontae Henton was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
Marquette got 26 points from Todd Mayo in a losing cause and another 15 points from Davante Gardner. Jamil Wilson contributed 3 assists for them, while Jamil Wilson had 14 rebounds.
Providence hit the break leading 29-27 before taking care of business in the second half.
Marquette won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 54-39.