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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Scoreboard
Tulsa (9-7)204161
Marshall (8-8) «433679

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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% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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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BUTL 72 Final
STJOE 66
UGA 44 Final
FLA 77
IAST 89 Final
KAN 97
SYR 72 Final
PROV 66
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SETON 58
GT 70 Final
NCST 83
SILL 76 Final
WICH 82
MINN 84 Final
ILL 67
UNLV 60 Final
NMEX 65
SDSU 65 Final
FRESNO 62