Southern Miss vs Marshall

Marshall 88, Southern Miss. 84

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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
 51.9%56.7% 
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
 55.1%77.4% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
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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