Southern Miss vs Marshall

Marshall 88, Southern Miss. 84

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Elijah Pittman scored 22 points, D.D. Scarver added 19 and Marshall hit 9 of 10 free throws in the final 30 seconds to knock off Southern Mississippi 88-84 Tuesday night, snapping a two-game skid and splitting the season series.

The Thundering Herd (13-17, 6-9 Conference USA) avenged a 102-46 drubbing Jan. 23 despite a career-high 35-point effort by the Golden Eagles' Dwayne Davis.

Marshall, which ranks ninth in the league standings, shot 64 percent in the first half (16 of 25) and led by nine points early in the second.

However, the second-place Golden Eagles (22-8, 11-4), who came in having won four of five games, rallied to pull ahead 74-73 on Neil Watson's 3-pointer.

Tied for the eighth time, at 79-79 with 1:03 left, Nigel Spikes made two free throws, Scarver hit four straight and Pittman was 3 of 4, his final foul shot missing with 1 second left.

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Scoreboard
Southern Miss (22-8)384684
Marshall (13-17) «464288

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
D. Davis, F3613-204-654535
J. Mills, F364-55-983513
D. Boardingham, F323-63-75049
N. Watson, G382-52-21838
J. Brooks, G324-131-252212
R. McGill111-20-02232
C. Jenkins91-21-22104
N. Carey60-11-20101
D. Edwin00-00-00000
Totals 28-5417-3031212284
 51.9%56.7% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
E. Pittman, F317-124-732422
D. Tinnon, F252-31-25235
R. Goff, F193-52-25158
N. Spikes, C222-23-45037
D. Kane, G384-101-23749
D. Scarver275-126-614119
T. Manning183-44-424112
Y. Mbao140-02-21032
J. Hanner61-11-20014
Totals 27-4924-3130202588
 55.1%77.4% 
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
 
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VT 57 Final
DUKE 85
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ND 66
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RUT 54
TCU 68 Final
KSU 79
OHST 67 Final
IND 58
MEMP 56 Final
UTEP 54