Longwood vs Marshall

Marshall 81, Longwood 47

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HUNTINGTON, West Va. (AP) - D.D. Scarver and DeAndre Kane scored 18 points apiece to lead Marshall past Longwood 81-47 Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.

DeAndre Kane finished 6 for 11 from the field, adding eight assists and three blocks.

Scarver scored 10 points in the first half and went 3 for 3 from behind the arc to help Marshall build a 35-20 advantage at halftime.

Longwood improved from 22.6 percent shooting (7 of 31) to 38.5 percent (10 of 26) in the second half, but failed to cut the lead as it was outscored 46-27 in the second half.

Longwood was led by Michael Kessens' 11 points and five rebounds, while Jeylani Dublin added 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Longwood off the bench.

Niqel Spikes nearly missed a double-double for Marshall with 10 points and nine rebounds to accompany his five steals.

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Scoreboard
Longwood (0-1)202747
Marshall (1-0) «354681

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Longwood Lancers
M. Kessens, F302-57-1050511
J. Havenstein, F230-00-02050
T. Carey, G324-160-02028
L. Woodhouse, G272-50-02405
D. Robinson, G191-90-00123
J. Dublin254-102-282210
A. Taylor202-81-51145
K. Ziegler132-31-21025
M. Parker110-10-00100
Totals 17-5711-192792247
 29.8%57.9% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F242-80-05244
R. Goff, F172-33-49147
N. Spikes, C254-52-790110
D. Kane, G326-116-1048018
D. Scarver, G196-103-330018
C. Martin233-80-01227
E. Pittman193-62-25229
J. Hanner173-51-23138
Y. Mbao130-10-04020
T. Manning70-00-00100
J. Kambola40-00-00000
Totals 29-5717-2849171881
 50.9%60.7% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Liberty0-07-3194
UNC-Ash.0-06-4160
Radford0-05-4143
Winthrop0-05-4182
Presbyterian0-05-5258
Char. So.0-04-4290
Campbell0-04-5320
High Point0-04-5301
Longwood0-03-7351
Gardner-Webb0-03-8276

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-114
La. Tech0-07-394
Marshall0-07-3178
Old Dominion0-07-365
FAU0-06-3107
So. Miss0-06-4269
UAB0-06-4189
Western Ky.0-06-451
North Texas0-06-5247
UT-San Antonio0-06-5248
FIU0-05-5249
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6214
Rice0-03-7304
 
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LEHI 77 Final
BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86