Northwestern State vs Marshall

Marshall 83, Northwestern St. 61

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - DeAndre Kane scored 26 points as Marshall beat Northwestern State 83-61 on Saturday night.

Damier Pitts added 13 points and Dennis Tinnon had 10 for the Thundering Herd (3-0).

Marshall used a strong advantage in rebounding to build a 43-29 halftime lead and never looked back. The Thundering Herd held a 59-30 edge on the boards and turned 24 offensive rebounds into 25 second-chance points compared to four for the Demons (2-2).

Marshall also shot well - 43.5 percent from the field (30 of 69) - despite making only 6 of 22 from 3-point-range. The Thundering Herd built a 17-point lead in the first half and the margin remained in double digits the rest of the way. Marshall's lead was at least 20 points for the final 5 minutes of the game.

Shamir Davis scored 11points and Demetrice Jacobs added 20 for the Demons.

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Scoreboard
Northwestern State (2-2)293261
Marshall (3-0) «434083

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Northwestern State Demons
G. Roberson, F144-40-00048
W. Mosley, C323-63-69139
S. Davis, G314-113-543011
D. Jacobs, G243-52-201410
L. Ellis, G223-110-04136
P. Robinson241-50-03023
J. Hulbin162-72-51027
O. Evans151-42-22214
J. Brisco111-50-11023
M. Frazier90-30-03020
T. Washington20-00-00000
Totals 22-6112-213082361
 36.1%57.1% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
R. Goff, F253-70-16146
D. Pena, F253-80-02539
D. Tinnon, F202-36-680310
D. Kane, G3210-186-962226
D. Pitts, G225-120-213313
S. Johnson244-111-35329
J. Coleman211-51-28003
Y. Mbao210-20-09340
J. Hanner82-33-34027
C. Martin20-00-01000
Totals 30-6917-2659172383
 43.5%65.4% 
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Lamar10-819-15232
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Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
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Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
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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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