Marquette beats conference rival DePaul, 66-56

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Davante Gardner stole the show in the Golden Eagle's contest with Conference rival, DePaul.

Marquette trailed 14-3 to start the game and Gardner gave them their first field goal hitting a jumper (the first 3 points were free throws). Gardner later gave them their first lead of the game in the 2nd half with a lay up, making it 44-43 MU. He finished with 28 points and 6 rebounds.

Todd Mayo was strong off the bench with 10 points and Jamil Wilson added 14.

The come from behind victory gives the Golden Eagles a 1-1 record in the Big East.

Marquette will take on Xavier on Thursday, January 9th at the Cintas Center.