Southeastern Louisiana vs Marquette

Marquette 64, SE Louisiana 53

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MILWAUKEE (AP) - Davante Gardner scored 18 points and Chris Otule added 10 points to help Marquette hold off Southeastern Louisiana 64-53 on Tuesday night.

The Golden Eagles (2-0) are still trying to make up for lost time after their season opener against Ohio State on the deck of the USS Yorktown of the coast of Columbia, S.C., was cancelled because of condensation on the court.

The Lions (0-2) refused to go away, trailing 52-50 when Jeffery Ricard scored on a layup with 6:01 remaining. After the teams traded free throws, Gardner went to work for Marquette, scoring two inside hoops to make the score 57-51 with 3:16 left.

Trent Lockett hit two free throws with 2:17 to play for Marquette, and the Golden Eagles clamped down on the defensive end to finally put the game away.

Ricard led Southeastern Louisiana with 11 points, and Brandon Fortenberry added nine.

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Southeastern Louisiana Lions
J. Petrovcic, F290-51-211031
R. Johnson, F142-50-03354
B. Fortenberry, G354-130-15309
D. Evans, G343-90-01508
J. Ricard, G253-65-710411
R. Woods221-21-21023
J. Campbell151-52-34004
T. Nelson122-61-10037
J. James70-00-00040
O. Ochie73-30-11026
Totals 19-5410-1730112353
 35.2%58.8% 
Marquette Golden Eagles
J. Wilson, F302-82-37536
C. Otule, C184-62-450110
V. Blue, G281-74-45226
J. Cadougan, G273-60-13506
T. Lockett, G191-36-62238
D. Gardner218-142-461318
J. Anderson192-40-02025
J. Thomas140-12-32022
D. Wilson130-10-00210
S. Taylor, Jr.71-20-02103
J. Ferguson40-00-01020
Totals 22-5218-2539181964
 42.3%72% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans11-316-9159
SF Austin10-415-11212
Texas A&M-CC10-517-9173
Sam Houston9-618-10169
Hou. Baptist8-613-12209
Lamar8-716-12243
SE Louisiana8-815-14257
C. Arkansas7-98-21279
Abil Chr.6-912-14292
Incarn Word6-911-15303
Nicholls St.5-912-15266
McNeese St.4-107-18302
Nwestern St.4-1110-16324

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova13-326-32
Butler11-522-613
Creighton9-622-621
Xavier8-718-1020
Marquette8-717-1071
Seton Hall7-817-1048
Providence7-817-1168
St. Johns6-912-16123
Georgetown5-1014-1462
DePaul2-139-19234
 
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UCONN 67
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KAN 64
AST 54 Final
MIZZ 91
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UK 68
SDCC 57 Final
SDSU 91
UCIRV 79 Final
UCLA 80