Delaware State vs Marshall

Delaware St. 53, Marshall 51

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Jabari Joyner's 3-pointer with 58 seconds left gave Delaware State a three-point lead, and the Hornets held on for a 53-51 nonconference victory at Marshall Wednesday night.

Delaware State (6-8) led 31-19 with 15 minutes left, but Marshall (7-7) chipped at the advantage and tied the game 41-all on Nigel Spikes' dunk with 3:48 left. The teams exchanged the lead four times in the ensuing 2 minutes, the last Chris Lewis' free throws that put the Hornets up 46-45 with 1:51 left.

Marshall's Kelvin Amayo hit 1 of 2 foul shots for a 46-all tie, then Joyner drained his go-ahead trey for Delaware State's final lead. Marshall twice pulled within a point after that, but the Hornets hit two free throws to re-extend the lead each time.

All five of Joyner's points came in the final minute. Casey Walker led the Hornets with 13 points.

Pittman finished with 17 points.

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Scoreboard
Delaware State (6-8) «213253
Marshall (7-7)173451

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Delaware State Hornets
C. Walker, F375-130-050113
M. Oliver, F325-82-460512
B. Oliver, G281-20-03512
M. Bowman, Jr., G232-90-16124
N. Doyle, G100-00-01210
T. Bell334-70-040211
J. Joyner151-52-20135
C. Lewis141-34-40316
S. Sill50-20-01000
J. Lawson20-00-00020
C. Thomas10-00-00000
Totals 19-498-1129121853
 38.8%72.7% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
E. Pittman, F354-107-851217
D. Tinnon, F304-104-4102013
N. Spikes, C243-60-28026
T. Manning, G230-30-02310
D. Scarver, G231-60-02203
K. Amayo163-52-70138
D. Boykins150-10-01010
R. Goff141-20-04042
J. Hanner111-20-01002
C. Martin90-20-20010
Totals 17-4713-233891451
 36.2%56.5% 
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Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350

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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
 
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