HUNTINGTON, W.VA. -- DeAndre Kane scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures as Marshall beat UNC Wilmington 61-58 on Saturday.
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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.
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