Scores

Final

East Carolina 56

(11-6, 2-2 C-USA)

Marshall 77

(9-9, 2-1 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 19, 2013

    Cam Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

    1 2 T
    ECU 23 3356
    MRSH 43 3477

    Top Performers

    East Carolina: R. Sampson 10 Pts, 17 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Marshall: D. Kane 22 Pts, 1 Reb, 8 Ast, 3 Stl

    Marshall 77, East Carolina 56

    Associated Press

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- DeAndre Kane tallied 22 points and Dennis Tinnon added his fifth double-double of the season as Marshall defeated Conference USA rival East Carolina 77-56 Saturday night.

    Kane hit 7 of 14 from the field and made 3 of 6 from 3-point range, while Tinnon had 11 points and 12 boards for the Thundering Herd (9-9, 2-1). Elijah Pittman added 19 points and D.D. Scarver 11, while Nigel Spikes grabbed 11 rebounds.

    Marshall improved to 8-1 this year in the Cam Henderson Center.

    Robert Sampson collected his fifth double-double of the year with 10 points and 17 rebounds for East Carolina (11-6, 2-2), which had its two-game winning streak snapped.

    Miguel Paul added 17 points and five assists, but committed seven of the Pirates' 18 turnovers.

    Marshall scored 24 points off the giveaways, and also outscored East Carolina 52-30 in the paint and 20-4 on fast breaks.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ECU
    MRSH
    Points 56 77
    FG Made-Attempted 21-64 (.328) 30-63 (.476)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 7-18 (.389)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-21 (.476) 10-23 (.435)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 29

    2012-13 Season

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