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Elmore scores 24 points; Marshall beats NC Central 92-84

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Jon Elmore scored 24 points, Ajdin Penava added 23 and Marshall beat North Carolina Central 92-84 on Wednesday night.

Elmore was 8 of 14 from the floor, made four 3-pointers and had nine assists. Penava was 9-of-11 shooting. C.J. Burks chipped in 19 points for Marshall (3-2).

Raasean Davis scored 21 points on 10-of-14 shooting to lead North Carolina Central (2-4). Raekwon Harney added 19 points and Del'vin Dickerson finished with 17.

Marshall took the lead for good four minutes into the game. In the second half, Elmore hit a 3-pointer to spark a 13-2 run that stretched Marshall's lead to 67-50 with 12:45 remaining. Burks scored eight points during the stretch.

Ron Trapps and Dickerson made back-to-back 3-pointers to pull the Eagles to 88-79 with 3:37 left, but they didn't get closer.

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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 N.C. Central 2-4 384684
home team logo Marshall 3-2 474592
Team Stats
away team logo N.C. Central 2-4 71.4 PPG 40.6 RPG 15.5 APG
home team logo Marshall 3-2 80.5 PPG 36.9 RPG 14.2 APG
Key Players
32
R. Davis 14.8 PPG 9.1 RPG 0.5 APG 64.5 FG%
33
J. Elmore 20.3 PPG 5.1 RPG 5.1 APG 39.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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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