Marshall vs SMU

Marshall 73, SMU 68

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DALLAS (AP) - Damier Pitts scored 20 points and Marshall defeated SMU 73-68 on Saturday.

Three other Thundering Herd players were in double figures. DeAndre Kane had 14 points, Nigel Spikes scored 13 and Dennis Tinnon added 12 points for Marshall (16-10, 7-5).

The Thundering Herd never trailed and led by as many as 20 with just over 10 minutes left before the Mustangs rallied, but they couldn't get closer than four points.

SMU (11-16, 2-10), coming off the lowest point total ever in a Conference USA game in Wednesday's 47-28 loss to UAB, also started poorly on Saturday with just 14 points in the first half. SMU scored 39 points in the last 10 minutes on Saturday.

London Giles, who missed the UAB game due to a concussion, returned Saturday and led the Mustangs with 17 points. Jalen Jones scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half.

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Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Pitts, F386-113-405120
D. Tinnon, F305-82-461312
R. Goff, F142-21-20155
D. Kane, G385-144-884214
S. Johnson, G311-62-27225
D. Pena241-41-22024
N. Spikes223-37-940313
Y. Mbao30-00-01000
Totals 23-4820-3131131873
 47.9%64.5% 
SMU Mustangs
R. Nyakundi, F303-142-221410
S. Williams, F191-60-210012
J. Samarrippas, G315-70-032310
J. Jones, G286-82-730515
R. Clinkscales, G181-10-02013
L. Giles326-82-211517
C. Cunningham181-23-44025
R. Manuel90-22-40312
A. Patsevich90-22-20102
L. Smith61-10-03132
Totals 24-5113-233292568
 47.1%56.5% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-432
La. Tech13-321-8120
Old Dominion10-517-10130
UTEP10-512-15255
Rice9-619-9180
Marshall8-715-13129
UAB8-715-13179
Western Ky.7-813-15224
UT-San Antonio7-812-16281
Charlotte6-912-14233
FAU5-109-17296
So. Miss5-118-20336
North Texas2-138-19330
FIU2-136-22343

American Athletic
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Cincinnati14-125-314
SMU14-124-418
Houston10-519-858
UConn9-614-13103
UCF9-718-1092
Memphis8-718-10106
Tulsa7-813-14121
E. Carolina5-1013-15228
Temple5-1114-15113
Tulane2-135-22282
So. Florida1-157-20299
 
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K-State 57 Final
Baylor 56
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Tx A&M 62
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AF 58
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