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 Orleans4-19-7125
Sam Houston4-213-6143
SE Louisiana4-211-8262
Lamar3-211-7264
SF Austin3-28-9291
C. Arkansas3-24-14244
Hou. Baptist3-37-9203
Texas A&M-CC2-39-7211
Nicholls St.2-39-9134
McNeese St.2-35-11249
Abil Chr.2-48-9340
Incarn Word2-47-10316
Nwestern St.1-47-9321

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova6-118-12
Creighton5-118-19
Butler5-216-33
Xavier3-313-515
Marquette3-312-677
Providence3-413-759
St. Johns3-49-11147
Seton Hall2-412-640
Georgetown1-510-980
DePaul1-58-11210
 
Other games
MVSU 60 Final
CINCY 102
UVM 49 Final
UCONN 67
MIST 67 Final
KAN 64
AST 54 Final
MIZZ 91
CLST 47 Final
MICH 77
DUKE 75 Final
UK 68
SDCC 57 Final
SDSU 91
UCIRV 79 Final
UCLA 80