Marquette 71, Savannah St. 51

Vander Blue and Davante Gardner each scored 14 points to pace
Marquette to a 71-51 victory over Savannah State on Saturday.

Junior Cadougan added 11 points and Steve Taylor contributed a
career-high 10 points for the Golden Eagles (7-2), who became the
43rd NCAA school to win 1,500 games.

Savannah State (5-6) was led by Rashad Hassan’s 14 points.
Arnold Louis had 10 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and three
steals for the Tigers, who are in the midst of five straight road
games.

Marquette pulled away with a 14-2 run in the second half to win
for the fifth time in six games.