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Marshall vs UCF

Marshall 82, UCF 70

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Elijah Pittman scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures and hot-shooting Marshall defeated Central Florida 82-70 Wednesday night.

DeAndre Kane tallied 19 points and seven assists, D.D. Scarver scored 16 points and Dennis Tinnon added 14 points and 15 rebounds for the Thundering Herd, who shot a season-high 54.2 percent (32 of 59).

Marshall (12-15, 5-7 Conference USA) led 23-19 before Tinnon sandwiched two jumpers around a Pittman 3-pointer to put the Thundering Herd up for good. Marshall took a 48-34 lead into intermission behind a 60 percent (21 of 35) first-half shooting effort and never led by less than eight from there.

Pittman, Scarver, Kane and Tinnon all managed at least 10 points in the first half.

Isaiah Sykes had 23 points and 11 rebounds for UCF (17-9, 7-5), which shot 43 percent (28 of 65), but struggled from 3-point range (3 of 16).

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Marshall Thundering Herd
E. Pittman, F336-103-455218
R. Goff, F222-50-04044
N. Spikes, C252-51-25045
D. Kane, G367-105-657419
D. Scarver, G328-160-032118
D. Tinnon296-102-4152114
T. Manning121-21-21214
D. Boykins70-10-02110
Y. Mbao40-00-00000
Totals 32-5912-1842191882
 54.2%66.7% 
UCF Knights
K. Clanton, F344-132-242310
T. Spurlock, F312-73-54227
C. Newell, G357-141-312016
I. Sykes, G339-175-9115523
D. Walker, G172-50-04244
K. Wilson212-50-22014
M. Williams162-40-00016
S. Blair70-00-02020
R. Days30-00-01000
D. Karell30-00-00000
Totals 28-6511-2132131870
 43.1%52.4% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech14-323-752
UAB12-416-13150
Old Dominion11-522-641
UTEP11-519-975
Western Ky.11-518-10117
Middle Tenn.8-815-14182
North Texas8-814-14212
UT-San Antonio7-913-14223
Marshall7-911-18295
Rice7-910-18275
Charlotte6-1013-16199
FIU6-1013-16239
So. Miss4-139-19294
FAU1-158-19305

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU14-323-619
Tulsa14-321-846
Cincinnati12-521-933
Temple11-520-942
UConn10-617-1170
Memphis9-717-1289
E. Carolina6-1013-16222
Tulane5-1214-15206
UCF5-1312-17241
Houston3-1411-18254
So. Florida3-149-21260
 
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DEP 66 Final
GU 90
MINN 45 Final
OHST 71
PROV 59 Final
SYR 84
HOU 74 Final
MEMP 81
WISC 69 Final
NW 41
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OKST 67
CSU 59 Final
UNLV 61
WASH 52 Final
ARIZ 70
SACL 42 Final
GONZ 85