Marquette Beats Miami, 71-61 — 2013 NCAA Tournament Scores
Marquette became the first team to advance to the Elite Eight by defeating Miami on Thursday night in the NCAA East Regional.
(3) Marquette 71, (2) Miami 61
Jamil Wilson scored 16 points, and third-seeded Marquette romped over second-seeded Miami, 71-61, in the 2013 NCAA tournament’s East Regional semifinals in Washington, D.C. on Thursday night. Vander Blue and Davante Gardner each added 14 points apiece, as the Golden Eagles broke out to a double-digit lead early in the first half and cruised to the victory. Marquette advanced to play Syracuse on Saturday for a spot in the Final Four. Shane Larkin had 14 points to lead the Hurricanes. Miami shot just 36 percent from the field as a team, including 30 percent from 3-point range.