Blue, Marquette Cruise past MSU

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Vander Blue scored 18 points and Davante Gardner had a double-double as Marquette won big over Mississippi State 89-62 on Tuesday in its second game at the Maui Invitational.

Marquette (3-1) never trailed, and the Bulldogs never trailed by less than 10 points after the opening minutes.

Gardner finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds.

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Mississippi State didn’t score in the first four minutes as Marquette built an 8-0 lead. Gavin Ware hit a jumper and Craig Sword had a steal and dunk to make it 8-4, but Marquette responded by scoring 10 straight points in less than two minutes.

Mississippi State (1-3) had 22 turnovers — 15 in the first half. Fred Thomas had 17 points for the Bulldogs.

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