Boxscore
Marquette 71, Savannah State 51
Saturday, December 15, 2012 2:00 PM
Location - BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - Evon Burroughs, Ed Corbett, Lamar Simpson
Attendance - 13366

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Savannah State 26 25 51
Marquette 34 37 71

Recap


Marquette 71, Savannah State 51
: Vander Blue and Davante Gardner each scored 14 points and the Golden Eagles pulled away in the second half to defeat the visiting Tigers.

Junior Cadougan finished with 11 points for Marquette (7-2). The Golden Eagles, led by Gardner and Steve Taylor Jr. (10), outscored Savannah State 33-13 off the bench.

Savannah State (5-6) led by one with eight minutes to play in the first half and trailed by just four in the waning minutes of the half before Marquette took 34-26 lead at the break. The Tigers' first points of the second half didn't come until 12:12 remained, and the Golden Eagles led by 17. 

Rashad Hassan scored in double figures for the second consecutive game, leading the Tigers with 14. Arnold Louis followed up with 10 points and 11 boards.

Marquette outrebounded Savannah State by a 40-20 margin.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The teams combined to make just three of their 22 shots from 3-point range. … Marquette won its 1,500th game in school history, becoming the 43rd team to reach that mark. … The Golden Eagles are now 4-0 all-time against the Tigers and 26-0 all-time against MEAC opposition. 

Savannah State Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jyles Smith 7:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 1 0
Preston Blackman 35:00 3-13 2-8 0-0 0 3 3 7 2 2 7 0 8
Cedric Smith 29:00 1-3 0-0 2-5 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 4
Rashad Hassan 20:00 6-8 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 14
Patrick Hendley 20:00 2-6 0-2 3-5 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 7
Arnold Louis 34:00 4-9 0-1 2-4 2 9 11 3 3 3 3 1 10
Khiry White 19:00 2-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 0 3 0 4
Stephen Wilson 12:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 3 5 0 2 0 2
Christopher Spears 16:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2
Robert Burger 7:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Angelo Davis 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-47 2-13 9-16 4 16 20 14 22 12 20 3 51
  42.6% 15.4% 56.2% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 20

Marquette Golden Eagles

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Chris Otule 16:00 0-2 0-0 1-6 3 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1
Vander Blue 27:00 5-10 0-2 4-4 0 2 2 2 0 2 3 0 14
Trent Lockett 23:00 4-9 1-1 0-0 1 4 5 1 2 1 1 1 9
Junior Cadougan 22:00 3-7 0-0 5-5 1 2 3 3 1 1 4 0 11
Juan Anderson 16:00 1-3 0-1 1-2 1 2 3 2 4 1 1 0 3
Davante Gardner 16:00 4-6 0-0 6-7 2 4 6 1 3 1 1 0 14
Steve Taylor, Jr. 19:00 3-7 0-1 4-4 4 2 6 0 0 1 0 0 10
Derrick Wilson 18:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 4 0 1 4 0 4
Jake Thomas 12:00 0-3 0-3 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
Jamil Wilson 25:00 1-4 0-1 2-2 3 1 4 1 1 2 1 1 4
Jamal Ferguson 6:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 200 23-55 1-9 24-32 17 23 40 15 14 11 15 2 71
  41.8% 11.1% 75.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 15