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Morehead State rallies to beat Marshall 86-83

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) A.J. Hicks scored 17 points with seven assists and Morehead State rallied to beat Marshall 86-83 on Thursday night.

Morehead State's Ajdin Penava tied it at 58 with a free throw with 9:09 left after the Thundering Herd went scoreless for nearly two-and-a-half minutes. Lamontray Harris' layup and two free throws gave the Eagles a 70-67 lead at 4:58. Marshall's C.J. Burks' hit two free throws to make it a 2-point game with 1:06 left, but Malek Green replied with a dunk and Marshall got no closer than three the rest of the way.

Harris and Jordan Walker scored 14 apiece for the Eagles (1-2), Djimon Henson added 12 and Londell King had 10 to go along with 10 rebounds. Harris grabbed nine rebounds and the Eagles outrebounded Marshall 50-27, scoring 17 second-chance points.

After four lead changes and five ties, Dani Koljanin's layup put Marshall up 35-33, and sparked an 8-0 run. The Thundering Herd led 42-37 at halftime behind 13 points from Jon Elmore and 10 from Penava and made 12 of 15 free throws.

Elmore scored 27 points with nine assists, Penava had a career-high 21 points with 10 rebounds and Burks scored 11 for Marshall (2-1).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Marshall 2-1 443983
home team logo Morehead State 1-2 394786
Team Stats
away team logo Marshall 2-1 80.5 PPG 36.9 RPG 14.2 APG
home team logo Morehead State 1-2 73.7 PPG 38.7 RPG 13.3 APG
Key Players
33
J. Elmore 20.3 PPG 5.1 RPG 5.1 APG 39.3 FG%
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J. Walker 15.8 PPG 3.5 RPG 2.6 APG 42.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB