Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • SYR 47.5
    • 42.6 MARQ
  • Three Point %

    • SYR 33.3
    • 23.8 MARQ
  • Turnovers

    • SYR 12
    • 12 MARQ
  • Rebounds

    • SYR 28
    • 36 MARQ

Game Information

BMO Harris Bradley Center
Coverage: ESPN
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53295
Attendance: 16,049
Capacity: 18,717
Referees: Doug Shows, Mike Stuart, Roger Ayers
2/25/2013 Associated Press

Gardner, Marquette rally past No. 12 Syracuse

Davante Gardner scored a career-high 26 points and No. 22 Marquette beat No. 12 Syracuse 74-71 on Monday night in a game that further tightened things at the top of the Big East.


Game Flow

- 0th Half





Shot Chart

Research Notes

  • Davante Gardner had a career night, scoring a career-high 26 points, going 7-for-7 from the floor and 12-for-13 from the foul line... COMING OFF THE BENCH.He's the ONLY player in the past 17 seasons to come off the bench and go 7-for-7 or better from the floor and shoot at least 90 percent from the foul line (min. 10 attempts).

  • Marquette grabbed 55.6 percent of its missed shots Monday, its highest offensive rebounding percentage in a Big East game in the last five seasons. Marquette's 15 second-chance points are the second most Syracuse has allowed in a conference game this season. Davante Gardner had 10 of Marquette's 15 second-chance points, eight of which came off of his own offensive rebounds.

  • Marquette played zone defense on a season-high 63.6 percent of its defensive possessions Monday, and limited Syracuse to 4-for-18 (22.2 percent) shooting from the 3-point line against the zone. Entering Monday's game, the Golden Eagles had played zone defense 11.9 percent of the time in the half court this season.--Marquette scored 61 points against Syracuse's zone defense Monday, the most the Orange zone has allowed in a game this season.

  • Brandon Triche made a layup with 9:06 remaining Monday to give Syracuse a 53-46 lead, but Marquette outscored the Orange by 10 points over the final nine minutes. The Golden Eagles attempted 20 of their 35 free throws in the final 9:05 while Syracuse did not attempt a single free throw during that span.


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