Marshall vs UCF

Marshall 82, UCF 70

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Elijah Pittman scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures and hot-shooting Marshall defeated Central Florida 82-70 Wednesday night.

DeAndre Kane tallied 19 points and seven assists, D.D. Scarver scored 16 points and Dennis Tinnon added 14 points and 15 rebounds for the Thundering Herd, who shot a season-high 54.2 percent (32 of 59).

Marshall (12-15, 5-7 Conference USA) led 23-19 before Tinnon sandwiched two jumpers around a Pittman 3-pointer to put the Thundering Herd up for good. Marshall took a 48-34 lead into intermission behind a 60 percent (21 of 35) first-half shooting effort and never led by less than eight from there.

Pittman, Scarver, Kane and Tinnon all managed at least 10 points in the first half.

Isaiah Sykes had 23 points and 11 rebounds for UCF (17-9, 7-5), which shot 43 percent (28 of 65), but struggled from 3-point range (3 of 16).

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Scoreboard
Marshall (12-15) «483482
UCF (17-9)343670

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Marshall Thundering Herd
E. Pittman, F336-103-455218
R. Goff, F222-50-04044
N. Spikes, C252-51-25045
D. Kane, G367-105-657419
D. Scarver, G328-160-032118
D. Tinnon296-102-4152114
T. Manning121-21-21214
D. Boykins70-10-02110
Y. Mbao40-00-00000
Totals 32-5912-1842191882
 54.2%66.7% 
UCF Knights
K. Clanton, F344-132-242310
T. Spurlock, F312-73-54227
C. Newell, G357-141-312016
I. Sykes, G339-175-9115523
D. Walker, G172-50-04244
K. Wilson212-50-22014
M. Williams162-40-00016
S. Blair70-00-02020
R. Days30-00-01000
D. Karell30-00-00000
Totals 28-6511-2132131870
 43.1%52.4% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
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

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316
 
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DEP 66 Final
GTOWN 90
MINN 45 Final
OHST 71
PROV 59 Final
SYR 84
HOU 74 Final
MEMP 81
WISC 69 Final
NW 41
KAN 68 Final
OKST 67
CSU 59 Final
UNLV 61
WASH 52 Final
ARIZ 70
SACL 42 Final
GONZ 85