Marquette, MI – February 15th, 2022 – The Marquette Redmen basketball squad continued its season this evening, with a contest against the Houghton Gremlins. The game was broadcasted on 97.5 GTO.
1Q: Marquette won the tip to begin the ball game, as David Eberhard buried a triple to get things started. The Gremlins were also able to score on their first possession of the game, as Kyle Primeau banked a layup off the glass. After a stale few minutes from both teams, Jordan DeMay and the Redmen flipped the switch. DeMay scored six points in less than a minute as Jonas Bicik added a few of his own, Marquette quickly led 17-5. After a back and forth affair in the final minutes, the Redmen led 25-14 after one.
2Q: The Gremlins began the quarter with a Kyle Primeau bucket, to cut the deficit to nine. After coming up short on their first offensive possession, the Redmen scored eleven answered points to take a 36-16 lead. The Gremlins were able to end the 11-0 run with a three pointer of their own, but it didn’t help, as the Redmen continued to score at will. Axel Vermaat and John Weber excelled in the middle of the quarter as Jonas Bicik and Jordan DeMay carried the final minutes of the quarter. Heading into the locker room, the Redmen led the Gremlins by a score of 55-25. Jordan DeMay led all scorers with sixteen.
3Q: Houghton began the second half with the basketball, as they connected on their first offensive possession. Jordan DeMay hit a triple on Marquette’s first possession, as a quick steal and layup added another two. An uneventful few minutes passed by in the middle of the quarter, as John Weber began to light up the scoreboard again with a few triples for the Redmen. With just under 2:00 to go in the quarter, the Redmen took a forty-one point lead to begin the running clock for the remainder of the game. At the end of the third quarter, the Redmen held a 75-35 lead.
4Q: The Redmen began the last quarter of play with the basketball, as Easton Clements was fouled and cashed in on both of his free throws. Logan Peterson then got himself in the scoring column as he buried a couple free throws of his own. With the running clock for the entirety of the fourth quarter, the game quickly came to an end as the Redmen cruised to a 86-46 victory.
Jordan DeMay was the Player of the Game as he led all scorers with 21.
Final: Marquette 86 Houghton 46
The Redmen will continue their season on Thursday, when they battle their Rivals from Negaunee. The ball will tip at 7 pm as you can hear the broadcast on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 – 99.9.