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Southern Miss vs Marshall

Marshall 88, Southern Miss. 84


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Elijah Pittman scored 22 points, D.D. Scarver added 19 and Marshall hit 9 of 10 free throws in the final 30 seconds to knock off Southern Mississippi 88-84 Tuesday night, snapping a two-game skid and splitting the season series.

The Thundering Herd (13-17, 6-9 Conference USA) avenged a 102-46 drubbing Jan. 23 despite a career-high 35-point effort by the Golden Eagles' Dwayne Davis.

Marshall, which ranks ninth in the league standings, shot 64 percent in the first half (16 of 25) and led by nine points early in the second.

However, the second-place Golden Eagles (22-8, 11-4), who came in having won four of five games, rallied to pull ahead 74-73 on Neil Watson's 3-pointer.

Tied for the eighth time, at 79-79 with 1:03 left, Nigel Spikes made two free throws, Scarver hit four straight and Pittman was 3 of 4, his final foul shot missing with 1 second left.

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
D. Davis, F3613-204-654535
J. Mills, F364-55-983513
D. Boardingham, F323-63-75049
N. Watson, G382-52-21838
J. Brooks, G324-131-252212
R. McGill111-20-02232
C. Jenkins91-21-22104
N. Carey60-11-20101
D. Edwin00-00-00000
Totals 28-5417-3031212284
Marshall Thundering Herd
E. Pittman, F317-124-732422
D. Tinnon, F252-31-25235
R. Goff, F193-52-25158
N. Spikes, C222-23-45037
D. Kane, G384-101-23749
D. Scarver275-126-614119
T. Manning183-44-424112
Y. Mbao140-02-21032
J. Hanner61-11-20014
Totals 27-4924-3130202588
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech0-05-065
Middle Tenn.0-04-130
Old Dominion0-03-3145
Western Ky.0-03-3241
North Texas0-02-4348
UT-San Antonio0-01-6322
So. Miss0-00-4349
Other games
VT 57 Final
SJU 40 Final
ND 66
MU 60 Final
RUT 54
TCU 68 Final
KSU 79
OHST 67 Final
IND 58
MEMP 56 Final