Marshall vs Cincinnati

Marshall 73, Cincinnati 69

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Damier Pitts scored 19 points and Marshall overcame a nine-point deficit in the second half for a 73-69 overtime victory over Cincinnati on Friday night in the finale of the Global Sports Challenge.

Marshall (5-0) lost a five-point lead at the end of regulation, then led by four twice in overtime. Cincinnati (3-2) trailed 71-69 and was going for the tie when Sean Kilpatrick drove into the lane and turned the ball over to Pitts. Pitts was fouled and made two clinching free throws with 8.4 seconds left.

Marshall, considered to be one of the top contenders to rival Memphis for the Conference USA title, is 5-0 for the first time since starting the 1999-2000 season 10-0.

Dennis Tinnon added 14 points and DeAndre Kane 13 for Marshall. Kilpatrick led Cincinnati with 19 points and Yancey Gates scored 17.

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Scoreboard
Marshall (5-0) «30311273
Cincinnati (3-2)2932869

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Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F406-103-3140215
R. Goff, F324-53-462311
D. Pena, F191-41-11014
D. Kane, G434-162-424312
D. Pitts, G426-163-444319
S. Johnson213-61-13017
J. Coleman121-10-01022
Y. Mbao100-01-24031
J. Hanner61-30-05002
Totals 26-6114-1943101873
 42.6%73.7% 
Cincinnati Bearcats
Y. Gates, F398-161-270217
J. Jackson, F334-50-06138
S. Kilpatrick, G457-142-250319
D. Dixon, G414-93-742212
C. Wright, G372-103-421037
C. Mbodj191-41-22033
G. Guyn61-10-10013
J. Sanders50-20-11000
Totals 27-6110-1930131769
 44.3%52.6% 
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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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