The Marquette Golden Eagles beat the Colgate Raiders 84-63. in their season opener and the opening game of the Maui Invitational. The Carrier Classic against Ohio State was cancelled on Friday due to condensation on the court.
Jamil Wilson score 14 points and Davante Gardener had 14 points off the bench. Chris Otule scored 11 points in his first game back after being injured last season.
The Golden Eagles were able to force 18 turnovers and outscore Colgate 50-16 in the paint. The Raiders were able to outrebound Marquette 39-37. The Golden Eagles never trailed in the game and in the second half Colgate got no closer than 15 points.
Marquette will face Southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday at 8 pm CST in Milwaukee.