Marshall vs East Carolina

East Carolina 69, Marshall 68

  •  

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Darrius Morrow scored 27 points, including the first four in overtime, to lead East Carolina over Marshall 69-68 on Wednesday night.

The Pirates didn't attempt a shot in overtime, going 6 of 13 from the foul line.

Tied at 63, Morrow made 1 of 2 free throws to give the Pirates (13-15, 4-11 Conference USA) a one-point lead with 3:20 remaining. Less than a minute later, he was sent to the line again and made 1 of 2.

The third time he went to the line he hit both, putting East Carolina up 67-63 with 1:50 remaining.

The Thundering Herd (17-12, 8-7) couldn't overcome the deficit, pulling within one on Shaquille Johnson's trey with 3 seconds left.

Marshall turned it over 20 times, leading to 24 points by the Pirates, who snapped a five-game skid.

The Thundering Herd were led by DeAndre Kane and Damier Pitts with 17 points each.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Marshall (17-12)3429568
East Carolina (13-15) «3231669

Related Video

March 13, 2017
Werner Dunk of the Game: Ryan Taylor (0:13)
 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F384-81-212349
R. Goff, F222-42-45146
D. Pitts, G425-124-412117
D. Kane, G357-172-562517
S. Johnson, G334-61-241210
D. Pena261-50-02303
N. Spikes171-10-04142
Y. Mbao122-30-05044
J. Hanner00-00-00000
Totals 26-5610-1740132468
 46.4%58.8% 
East Carolina Pirates
D. Morrow, F418-1611-1782427
R. Sampson, F283-60-01139
E. Straughn, G291-32-23114
M. Paul, G262-73-73638
S. Bowden, G70-10-00010
C. Gaines341-30-01512
P. Roberts-Campbell334-50-00249
M. Kemp235-110-080210
D. Morales40-00-00010
Totals 24-5216-2625172069
 46.2%61.5% 
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
UMass 88 Final
Temple 90
MU 61 Final
Cincinnati 72
S Florida 58 Final
Louisville 51
MD 64 Final
NC 88
Iowa St 72 Final
Missouri 78
Ohio St 75 Final
Nwstern 73
SDSU 66 Final
Boise St 53
UNLV 59 Final
Colo St 66