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Orlando Invitational - Recap - Marquette Defeats USC 101-79
The battle between Marquette and USC didnt turn out to be much of a battle at all as USC was handed a 101-79 defeat on Friday at HP Field House.
Bettors who backed Marquette were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -4.0 at sportsbooks.
Markus Howard had 51 points for Marquette and Greg Elliott chipped in with 11 points. Greg Elliott had 3 assists for them, while Jayce Johnson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
USC got a 15-point performance from Isaiah Mobley, who was supported by 12 points from Elijah Weaver. Ethan Anderson had 2 assists in a losing cause for USC, while Isaiah Mobley grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Marquette were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Marquette had a 41-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Marquette takes its act home to face Jacksonville looking for another win. For USC, they head on the road to face TCU.