Ohio vs Marshall

Ohio 70, Marshall 68

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Reggie Kelly scored 16 points and Ohio withstood a fierce Marshall rally down the stretch to win 70-68 on Wednesday night.

Ohio took its largest lead of the game at 63-49 with 7:35 remaining before Marshall began its comeback. A layup by Marshall's Jamir Hanner cut the deficit to four, 67-63, with 2:08 to go, but D.J. Cooper made 3 of 4 free throw attempts over the next 1:36 to push the lead back to six points.

A 3-pointer by DeAndre Kane, then two free throws by Damier Pitts pulled Marshall to within 70-68 with 15 seconds left. Marshall then forced a turnover, but Kane's shot at the buzzer was off the mark.

Walter Offutt added 13 points for Ohio (4-1), while Cooper had 11 points and 11 assists.

Kane scored 17 points, and Dennis Tinnon had 12 points and 14 rebounds for Marshall (5-1).

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Scoreboard
Ohio (4-1) «363470
Marshall (5-1)274168

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Ohio Bobcats
I. Baltic, F254-131-291210
J. Smith, F131-10-01042
D. Cooper, G333-115-6211011
N. Kellogg, G322-20-02046
W. Offutt, G296-111-250413
R. Keely268-110-050416
R. Johnson173-40-11138
T. Goard90-00-03010
S. Taylor92-40-00214
T. Hall70-10-01130
Totals 29-587-1135162670
 50%63.6% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F303-66-10140212
R. Goff, F265-61-720111
D. Pena, F242-101-21017
D. Kane, G375-125-893417
D. Pitts, G372-95-617210
S. Johnson191-31-10033
J. Coleman142-51-22035
J. Hanner71-10-02112
Y. Mbao60-01-20011
Totals 21-5221-3836111868
 40.4%55.3% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
Other games
PITT 80 Final
DUQ 69
FAU 54 Final
Kansas 77
Alcorn St 44 Final
Tx A&M 56
Wisc 57 Final
NC 60
UNLV 94 Final
UCSB 88
ND 53 Final
GONZ 73