HUNTINGTON, W.VA. -- DeAndre Kane scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures as Marshall beat UNC Wilmington 61-58 on Saturday.
The Seahawks (3-4) were led by Craig Ponder's 26 points.
The Herd outrebounded the Seahawks 39-30, and Marshall made 16 of 26 from the free-throw line to UNC Wilmington's 3 of 6.
The game was tied at 28 at the break, but the Seahawks took a 36-31 lead on Matt Wilson's free throw 3:03 into the second half. The Herd took a 39-38 lead on Pittman's jumper in the back-and-forth contest.
The final tie came at 58-all with 21 seconds to go on a free throw by Kane, who made the second for a 59-58 lead, and Marshall held off UNC Wilmington for the victory.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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