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Savannah State vs Marshall

Marshall 64, Savannah St. 48

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - D.D. Scarver (18 points) posted his ninth straight game in double figures and Marshall used a big second-half run to pull away and beat Savannah State 64-48 Wednesday night.

Dennis Tinnon made 6 of 7 shots en route to 14 points and Elijah Pittman scored 10 for Marshall, which won despite committing 19 turnovers - one less than their season high.

Marshall (7-5) took its first lead, 18-16, behind a Tinnon layup and held a slim 27-25 advantage at halftime. Savannah State (5-7) rallied to knot the game at 31-all, the sixth tie of the night, but Pittman scored back-to-back buckets in the paint and Marshall outscored the Tigers 33-17 over the final 15 minutes.

Marshall held Savannah State to 33.3 percent (21 of 63) from the field, including 0 for 7 from 3-point range, and scored 15 second-chance points.

Rashad Hassan led Savannah State with 11 points.

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Savannah State Tigers
R. Hassan, F325-161-280311
A. Louis, F192-61-23045
C. Smith, G304-90-22138
P. Blackman, G274-140-07538
S. Wilson, G190-40-02110
C. Spears182-50-03034
K. White173-44-441210
R. Burger140-10-01110
D. Williams110-30-00010
J. Smith91-10-00022
P. Hendley40-00-01000
Totals 21-636-103892348
 33.3%60% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
E. Pittman, F304-101-262310
D. Tinnon, F266-72-262414
N. Spikes, C271-45-86207
D. Scarver, G345-115-722218
T. Manning, G160-10-01200
C. Martin252-73-73208
R. Goff171-23-43305
D. Boykins140-30-02010
J. Hanner111-30-15012
Totals 20-4819-3141151164
 41.7%61.3% 
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Beth.-Cook.0-02-4296
N.C. Central0-01-3103
S.C. State0-01-375
N.C. A&T0-01-4339
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Morgan St.0-01-5270
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UT-San Antonio0-02-2324
UAB0-02-3318
Rice0-01-2290
FAU0-01-3299
Western Ky.0-01-3313
 
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