Longwood vs Marshall

Marshall 81, Longwood 47

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HUNTINGTON, West Va. (AP) - D.D. Scarver and DeAndre Kane scored 18 points apiece to lead Marshall past Longwood 81-47 Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.

DeAndre Kane finished 6 for 11 from the field, adding eight assists and three blocks.

Scarver scored 10 points in the first half and went 3 for 3 from behind the arc to help Marshall build a 35-20 advantage at halftime.

Longwood improved from 22.6 percent shooting (7 of 31) to 38.5 percent (10 of 26) in the second half, but failed to cut the lead as it was outscored 46-27 in the second half.

Longwood was led by Michael Kessens' 11 points and five rebounds, while Jeylani Dublin added 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Longwood off the bench.

Niqel Spikes nearly missed a double-double for Marshall with 10 points and nine rebounds to accompany his five steals.

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Scoreboard
Longwood (0-1)202747
Marshall (1-0) «354681

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Longwood Lancers
M. Kessens, F302-57-1050511
J. Havenstein, F230-00-02050
T. Carey, G324-160-02028
L. Woodhouse, G272-50-02405
D. Robinson, G191-90-00123
J. Dublin254-102-282210
A. Taylor202-81-51145
K. Ziegler132-31-21025
M. Parker110-10-00100
Totals 17-5711-192792247
 29.8%57.9% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F242-80-05244
R. Goff, F172-33-49147
N. Spikes, C254-52-790110
D. Kane, G326-116-1048018
D. Scarver, G196-103-330018
C. Martin233-80-01227
E. Pittman193-62-25229
J. Hanner173-51-23138
Y. Mbao130-10-04020
T. Manning70-00-00100
J. Kambola40-00-00000
Totals 29-5717-2849171881
 50.9%60.7% 
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UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

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La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
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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
 
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