Big East Tournament - Recap - Seton Hall Defeats Marquette 81-79

Seton Hall earned a 81-79 victory over Marquette on Friday, getting 22 points from Myles Powell at Madison Square Garden.

Bettors who backed Seton Hall were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +4.5 at sportsbooks.

Seton Hall got 18 points from Quincy McKnight and another 14 points from Michael Nzei. Myles Powell contributed 7 assists, while Michael Nzei cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

Marquette got 22 points from Sam Hauser in a losing cause and another 21 points from Markus Howard. Markus Howard contributed 4 assists for them, while Sam Hauser had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Marquette were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Seton Hall had a 40-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.