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Marquette Basketball: Different roster set to take on Arizona State

The 4-4 Marquette Golden Eagles host the 6-3 Arizona State Sun Devils at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Tuesday night. The game concludes the home-and-home series between the teams that began last year with a 79-77 Arizona State win in Tempe, Arizona. Marquette fans like myself, will bitterly remember last year’s game, Marquette had the ball on the final...
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette's Gardner, Otule win Big East awards

Marquette senior forward Davante Gardner was named the Big East's Sixth Man of the Year on Monday, a day after being picked to the All-Big East second team. Sixth-year senior center Chris Otule was also honored, receiving the Big East's Sportsmanship Award. Gardner is the first player ever to win the award twice, as he also was named Big East Sixth Man of the Year after the 2012...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette’s Davante Gardner hits miracle game-winning shot…a half-second too late

With Providence and Marquette tied in the end of regulation, Marquette’s Davante Gardner hit the most unthinkable shot…unfortunately, after the horn had blown. To make matters worse, Providence would win the game in double OT, 81-80. Heartbreaker indeed. [The Big Lead] The post Marquette’s Davante Gardner hits miracle game-winning shot…a half-second too late appeared first...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner digs deep, leads Marquette to narrow win over Georgetown

MILWAUKEE -- With three seconds left and Georgetown trailing 75-73, Hoyas guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera drove to the basket and put up a runner in the lane. When the shot rimmed out, Davante Gardner grabbed the defensive rebound, dribbled hastily to the corner and then exuberantly up the baseline as the clock expired and the buzzer sounded, determined, this time, to hold onto the...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette downs Georgetown 75-73

Davante Gardner scored 26 points and Jake Thomas added a career-high 22 points to lead Marquette to 75-73 win over Georgetown Thursday. The win was Marquette's fifth in its last sixth games as the Golden Eagles (17-11, 9-6 Big East) try to capture a berth in the NCAA tournament. The Golden Eagles now face a tough two-game road trip at 8th ranked Villanova on March 2 and at Providence...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette uses early lead, beats Providence 61-50

Davante Gardner scored 14 points and Marquette flustered Providence early before holding on for a 61-50 win Thursday night that snapped the Friars' five-game winning streak. The Golden Eagles (12-9, 4-4 Big East) capitalized on a double-digit cushion built by forcing 11 first-half turnovers. Maybe this will jump-start Marquette's chances in the league in which they were considered...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquette vs Seton Hall Preview

Davante Gardner/athionsports.comComing off two losses to two of the top teams in the Big East, Seton Hall hits the road for the first of three away from the Prudential Center. The Pirates stand at 10-6 heading into Saturday’s game at Marquette as both teams are trying to regain their winning ways. Coming off an 83-67 loss to #8 Villanova, The Hall enters Saturday still not at...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner steps up, propels Marquette past DePaul

MILWAUKEE -- Too often nowadays, players simply can't handle the truth. But Davante Gardner got called out by his coach and used the words as motivation to snap out of a self-admitted slumber. For the first time in quite some time, Gardner was a force inside and DePaul just couldn't stop him. The senior scored 21 of his career-high 28 points in the second half to lead Marquette to...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner scores 28, Marquette beats DePaul 66-56

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Davante Gardner scored a career-high 28 points while starting for the first time in nearly two years, leading Marquette to a 66-56 victory over DePaul on Saturday. Gardner, who is Marquette's leading scorer but has come off the bench since a Jan. 28, 2012 game at Villanova, scored 21 second-half points. With Gardner leading the way by making 10 of 11 free throws...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Big East College Basketball On Saturday

The Marquette Golden Eagles, 5-3, take on the IUPUI Jaguars is this week's featured college basketball game of the week. Marquette's senior forward, Davante Gardner, will be the man to watch for a team that may have lost star Trent Lockett through graduation, but returns nine lettermen off of a squad that advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight. Gardner is averaging 14 points per game as...
Via Fox Sports
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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