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% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech12-320-8121
Old Dominion9-516-10136
UTEP9-511-15257
Rice8-618-9184
Marshall8-615-12125
UAB8-715-13181
Western Ky.7-713-14217
UT-San Antonio6-811-16299
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU14-124-416
Cincinnati13-124-314
Houston9-518-861
UConn9-514-12103
Memphis8-618-9111
UCF8-717-10102
Tulsa6-812-14115
Temple5-1014-14105
E. Carolina4-1012-15232
Tulane2-125-21269
So. Florida1-147-19295
 
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