Marquette, coming off an 82-49 loss at No. 6 Florida on Nov. 29, led the entire game but wasn’t able to shake the Badgers until the closing minutes.
No Wisconsin player scored in double digits with Jared Berggren and Ryan Evans each scoring nine points. Davante Gardner scored 10 points off the bench for Marquette (6-2).
FINAL: Junior Cadougan scored 18 points to lead Marquette to a 60-50 win over Wisconsin on Saturday at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Wisconsin (6-4) struggled shooting the ball in the game, going 33 percent from the field (17-of-52) and 39 percent from the free-throw line (9-of-23). Marquette (6-2) shot 48 percent from the field (25-of-52). The Golden Eagles also got double-digit performances from Davante Gardner, who scored 10 and Vander Blue, who scored 17.
HALFTIME: Vander Blue scored 15 points for Marquette as the Golden Eagles lead Wisconsin 34-20 at the half. The Badgers were limited to 35 percent shooting. The Golden Eagles led by as many as 14 points in the first half and never trailed. The game was tied before Wisconsin went into a funk, going the next 2:16 without scoring, and allowing Marquette to take a 7-0 lead early in the game.
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