Game Recap

Golden Eagles (Marquette Alumni)
84
77
Purple and Black (Kansas State Alumni)

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 2:00pm EDT

Brooklyn, NY

#1 GOLDEN EAGLES SWOOP PAST #4 PURPLE AND BLACK, 84-77

BOX SCORE

 

The Golden Eagles passed their first real test of TBT 2017.

 

Davante’ Gardner, who made 12 of his 17 field-goal attempts on opening weekend, continued his hot shooting by going 5-for-7 from the field, making 10 of his 11 free throws and grabbing a team-high six rebounds to lead the Midwest Region’s #1 seed to an 84-77 victory over #4 seed Purple & Black

 

Dwight Buycks, Darius Johnson-Odom and Jamil Wilson each tallied in double figures for the victors in physical contest that featured six ties and 13 lead changes.

 

Jacob Pullen capped a strong TBT performance by scoring a game-high 25 points in the losing effort for Purple & Black.

 

The Golden Eagles advance to face #2 seed Scarlet & Gray in the Midwest Region championship game on Sunday, July 23rd at 12:00 PM ET, live on ESPN.