Marshall vs East Carolina

East Carolina 69, Marshall 68

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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.

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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
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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