Scores

Final

LSU 80

(7-2, 1-2 away)

Marquette 84

(8-3, 6-0 home)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    2:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

    BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    1 2 T
    LSU 33 4780
    MARQ 45 3984

    Top Performers

    LSU: C. Carmouche 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 10 Ast, 3 Stl

    Marquette: D. Gardner 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Stl

    Marquette 84, LSU 80

    Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE -- Davante Gardner came off the bench to score a season-high 19 points, and Junior Cadougan and Vander Blue each added 17 to lead Marquette to an 84-80 victory over LSU on Saturday.

    Gardner made all nine free-throw attempts, including six in the final 36 seconds. Jamil Wilson added 11 points for Marquette (8-3), which overcame a 49-47 loss at Green Bay on Wednesday by winning its 15th straight home game.

    Andre Stringer finished with a season-high 20 points for LSU (7-2). The Tigers, in a stretch of 17 days between home games, got 18 points from Anthony Hickey.

    After two Gardner free throws gave Marquette an 80-76 lead with 35.2 seconds remaining, Charles Carmouche lost his dribble off his foot with Trent Lockett guarding him. Gardner picked the ball up, was fouled and sank two free throws for an 82-76 lead. He added two more for an 84-78 lead with 9.6 seconds left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LSU
    MARQ
    Points 80 84
    FG Made-Attempted 29-68 (.426) 27-55 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-26 (.385) 6-22 (.273)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-13 (.923) 24-25 (.960)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 22

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