Southern Miss vs Marshall

Marshall 79, Southern Miss. 75

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Dennis Tinnon led five Marshall players in double figures with 22 points and pulled down nine rebounds as the Thundering Herd beat Southern Mississippi 79-75 on Saturday.

DeAndre Kane had 17, Damier Pitts and Shaquille Johnson recorded 13, and Dago Pena added 10 for Marshall (18-12, 9-7 Conference USA). All five of Marshall's starters grabbed at least four rebounds to help the Thundering Herd win the battle of the boards 44-36.

The Golden Eagles trailed throughout the first half but clawed back to take a 62-61 lead with 4:50 left to play behind a Darnell Dodson 3-pointer.

The Thundering Herd, however, used a 12-3 run to regain the lead, 73-65, with 1:02 remaining. Marshall made eight free throws while Southern Mississippi (24-7, 11-5) connected on just 3 of 6 free throw attempts and went 0 of 4 from the field during the run.

Jonathan Mills led Southern Mississippi with 17.

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
J. Mills, F267-103-843417
L. Page, G403-112-271211
A. Johnson, G343-60-23457
M. Bolden, G235-92-451113
R. McGill, G190-32-22052
N. Watson282-152-21537
T. Pelham212-21-24025
D. Dodson94-72-440513
Totals 26-6314-2636142775
 41.3%53.8% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F308-116-991322
S. Johnson, G354-105-665213
D. Pitts, G356-110-064513
D. Kane, G325-127-945317
D. Pena, G233-72-442210
R. Goff251-40-03132
N. Spikes190-12-49052
Y. Mbao10-00-00000
C. Martin00-00-00000
Totals 27-5622-3244182379
 48.2%68.8% 
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Rice7-1112-20279
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FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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