Marshall vs UNC-Wilmington

Marshall 69, N.C.-Wilmington 64

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Damier Pitts scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half as Marshall held off North Carolina-Wilmington on Tuesday night to start a season 4-0 for the first time since 1999.

DeAndre Kane added 19 for the Thundering Herd (4-0).

The Seahawks (0-3) had the early momentum, jumping out to a 12-3 lead. Marshall still trailed 16-15 with 7:48 to go in the first half, then surged to a 36-25 halftime lead.

The Thundering Herd built a 16-point cushion that UNC Wilmington whittled down to four with 11:47 to play. The Seahawks also surged late, closing a 14-point deficit to four with 7 seconds left, thanks to two 3s by Tanner Milson.

Pitt scored 12 of Marshall's final 15 points, including 4 of 6 free throws, as the Thundering Herd went 5 of 8 from the line in the final 1:35.

Keith Rendleman led the Seahawks with 15 points.

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Marshall Thundering Herd
R. Goff, F312-33-44047
D. Pena, F221-72-20215
D. Tinnon, F173-31-24047
D. Pitts, G377-125-825321
D. Kane, G365-77-1140119
S. Johnson262-51-28135
J. Coleman202-70-05015
Y. Mbao80-20-04040
J. Hanner30-00-00010
Totals 22-4619-293382269
 47.8%65.5% 
UNC-Wilmington Seahawks
C. Williams, F323-70-211026
C. Ponder, G331-60-02522
K. Rendleman, G305-105-761415
D. Morales, G273-60-04256
A. Smith, G224-75-812214
F. Jackson174-55-642013
T. Milson142-50-01046
M. Wilson121-20-01022
T. Deloach70-20-00010
S. Reybold20-00-00010
D. Sherwood20-10-00000
K. Simmons20-00-00000
Totals 23-5115-2331122364
 45.1%65.2% 
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UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347

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Will. & Mary11-720-1167
Towson11-720-12150
Northeastern9-918-15109
Charleston8-1017-14135
Elon7-1116-16160
Drexel3-156-25247
Delaware2-167-23274
 
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