No. 25 Marquette vs. St. John's Recap: Golden Eagles Finish Strong In 83-64 Win

Marquette trailed at the half, but blew the game wide-open over the final 20 minutes to down St. John's, 83-64.

You wouldn't know it from the final score, but the Marquette Golden Eagles found themselves in a battle with St. John's on Wednesday night. The battle, however, was short-lived as Marquette turned a one-point halftime deficit into a 19-point win, thanks to a strong second half.

Marquette outscored the Red Storm by 20 over the final 20 minutes of the game, blowing the game wide-open while exploding on the offensive end. Davante Gardner scored a game-high 22 points, with Darius Johnson-Odom adding 20 points to help put St. John's away. Jae Crowder added 15 points and Todd Mayo chipped in 10 off the bench. Gardner also gathered a game-high 15 rebounds to finish with a double-double.

God'sgift Achiuwa, the all-namer himself, scored a team-high 20 points for St. John's in the loss. Moe Harkless and D'Angelo Harrison were also in double-figures for the Red Storm, scoring 17 and 10 points respectively.

For more on this game, visit Anonymous Eagle, our Marquette blog, and Rumble in the Garden, our St. John's blog.

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