Tulsa vs Marshall

Marshall 79, Tulsa 61

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Elijah Pittman scored 19 points to lead three Marshall players in double figures as the Thundering Herd stormed by Tulsa 79-61 in their Conference USA opener.

D.D. Scarver and DeAndre Kane backed Pittman with 16 points each, with Kane adding seven assists, four rebounds and two steals. Dennis Tinnon added six points and 11 rebounds for Marshall (8-8).

Pittman hit a layup for a 7-6 lead about 4 minutes into the game, and Marshall scored the next 17 points for a 24-6 lead. Tulsa missed 12 field goals during the 8-plus minute run.

Shaquille Harrison and James Woodard scored 12 points each for Tulsa (9-7, 1-1), and Kauri Black had five of the Golden Hurricane's 15 steals.

Tulsa forced 20 turnovers, but were clobbered on the boards, 47-32, and shot just 36.5 percent (23 of 63) from the floor. Marshall made 45 percent (27 of 60) of its shots.

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Tulsa Golden Hurricane
K. Black, F162-40-05154
S. Haralson, G333-120-03026
T. Peete, G312-62-22236
J. Woodard, G294-123-432012
S. Harrison, G185-102-245012
P. Swilling, Jr.292-81-33036
R. Ray203-64-430011
Z. King182-40-04034
J. Booker60-10-01010
Totals 23-6312-1532101761
 36.5%80% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
E. Pittman, F296-113-530119
D. Tinnon, F233-60-211116
N. Spikes, C182-23-49037
D. Kane, G296-90-047216
D. Scarver, G194-135-500116
J. Hanner180-41-26411
C. Martin181-50-03323
R. Goff144-40-04128
D. Boykins130-30-00000
T. Manning120-20-02230
J. Kambola41-11-22013
Y. Mbao30-00-01000
Totals 27-6013-2047181779
 45%65% 
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Temple13-526-1134
Cincinnati13-523-1137
UConn10-820-1577
Memphis10-818-1483
Tulane6-1215-16214
E. Carolina6-1214-19220
UCF5-1312-18256
Houston4-1413-19239
So. Florida3-159-23273

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Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
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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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