Marshall vs Tulane

Tulane 66, Marshall 64

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Ricky Tarrant scored 21 points but none were bigger than his 3-pointer with 7 seconds left to give Tulane a 66-64 victory over Marshall in the first round of the Conference USA tournament Wednesday night.

Josh Davis added 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Tulane (19-13), which beat Marshall 91-75 back on Feb. 6 in the two teams' only other meeting of the season.

The Green Wave trailed 29-20 at halftime but didn't take its first lead in the second half until Davis converted a three-point play to give Tulane a 54-53 lead with 5:10 to play.

DeAndre Kane led Marshall (13-19) with 22 points and Dennis Tinnon scored 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds. The Thundering Herd scored 40 points in the paint but surrendered 22 second-chance points off 17 offensive rebounds for Tulane.

Tulane advances to the second round of the C-USA tournament and will play top seeded Memphis on Thursday.

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Scoreboard
Marshall (13-19)293564
Tulane (19-13) «204666
MRSHL:D. Kane 22 Pts
MRSHL:D. Tinnon 11 Reb
MRSHL:D. Kane 3 Ast
TULANE:R. Tarrant 21 Pts
TULANE:J. Davis 12 Reb
TULANE:K. Timmons 4 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
MarshallTulane
MRSHL
Dennis Tinnon
TULANE
Josh Davis
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
1611218121
Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F368-90-0112416
R. Goff, F141-41-23043
N. Spikes, C312-62-29226
D. Kane, G357-106-913322
E. Pittman, G344-114-523312
D. Scarver272-90-01125
D. Boykins100-00-00100
T. Manning80-10-01020
J. Hanner30-10-01010
Y. Mbao20-00-00000
Totals 24-5113-1832122164
 47.1%72.2% 
Tulane Green Wave
J. Davis, F345-128-13121418
K. Timmons, F304-62-254410
T. Drye, F192-30-04034
R. Tarrant, G396-154-423021
J. Callahan, G361-60-04203
B. Cherry213-60-02028
K. Mack141-60-01002
L. Dabney40-20-01100
J. Hook20-00-00000
L. Nwogbo10-00-00010
Totals 22-5614-1935111466
 39.3%73.7% 
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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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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
 
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