Marquette vs. Rutgers: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Marquette vs. Rutgers: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(15) Marquette 60
(22-7, 6-6 away)
Rutgers 54
(13-15, 10-7 home)
Venue: Louis Brown Athletic Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Marquette 21 39 60
Rutgers 31 23 54
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Marquette V Blue 22 J Wilson 5 V Blue 3
Rutgers M Mack 11 M Poole 6 M Mack 4

Rutgers faced off with No. 15 Marquette on Tuesday, Mar. 5 and got beat at home by the Golden Eagles 60-54 in conference play. The Scarlet Knights go to 1-7 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the loss. Myles Mack put up a team-high 11 points in a losing effort. Jerome Seagears had 10 points and added four rebounds. For the Golden Eagles, Vander Blue finished with a game-high 22 points and four rebounds. The next game will be on Friday, Mar. 8 when Rutgers (13-14, 4-12 Big East) heads to Seton Hall (14-15, 3-13 Big East).

Rutgers Game Notes

  • The last time Rutgers started the season 13-15 was 2010.
  • Rutgers beat the spread by one points. That makes the 12th time this season the Scarlet Knights have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, Rutgers played 45 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 7-38.
  • Rutgers has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-7) after recording 54 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 45.8 percent or better this season, Rutgers has lost 86 percent of the time (1-6).
  • Rutgers set a season low for free throws made (four).
  • Rutgers has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past five games.
  • This is the fourth loss of the season where the Scarlet Knights opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--Rutgers has a 1.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Myles Mack has led the team in scoring in nine out of 28 games this season.
  • Wally Judge had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.

Marquette Game Notes

  • Vander Blue accounted for 36.6 percent of the team's points.
  • Vander Blue has led the team in scoring 15 times in 29 games this season.
  • Trent Lockett has led the team in rebounding seven times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Vander Blue's career.
  • Jamil Wilson has three straight double-digit point games.
MARQ PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AVander Blue362243104
BJamil Wilson271052112
C+S. Taylor Jr.18710000
C+Trent Lockett17550002
C+Junior Cadougan251013103
C+Derrick Wilson15202100
CDavante Gardner18430202
D+Chris Otule22040001
DJuan Anderson11010100
D-Todd Mayo11000000
RU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Derrick Randall16830031
B+Myles Mack361114000
BWally Judge20442001
BJerome Seagears331044105
C+Kadeem Jack20650002
CMike Poole20460103
CDane Miller29513112
CAustin Johnson23611001
-Malick Kone3010100

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