|Marquette Defeats Wisconsin 74-69 - Recap|
Marquette got a 27-point performance from Markus Howard as they ran past Wisconsin 74-69 on Saturday at Fiserv Forum.
Bettors who backed Marquette were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2.0 at sportsbooks.
Joey Hauser had 15 points for Marquette and Sam Hauser chipped in with 13 points. Markus Howard had 4 assists for them, while Sam Hauser was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Wisconsin got 34 points from Ethan Happ in a losing cause and another 11 points from Nathan Reuvers. D'Mitrik Trice contributed 5 assists for them, while Ethan Happ had 11 rebounds.
Marquette won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-34.
Marquette heads into a battle against North Dakota. Wisconsin, meanwhile, will have their next action against Savannah State.