Marquette Men Shoot Down #8 Providence

By Jake Zimmermann
January 5, 2016 9:49 PM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. | It played out just as scripted. It all came down to the final possession between Marquette freshman star Henry Ellenson and Providence All-American Kris Dunn. This time.. advantage Ellenson. With Marquette leading by one after a strong drive and basket by Duane Wilson, Dunn forced up a contested shot. Ellenson blocked it securing the victory for the Golden Eagles 65-64 over the 8th ranked Friars. Ellenson finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds for Marquette. Freshman guard Haanif Cheatham had 16. 
Marquette improves to 11-4 overall, 1-2 in the Big East. The Golden Eagles host St. John’s on Saturday.