Leading 94-93, Chad Posthumus grabbed an offensive rebound off a miss by Turner and was fouled by Elijah Pittman. Posthumus converted two free throws to start a 10-1 run by the Eagles to close out the game.
Kareem Canty's 3-pointer with a minute left in the first half gave Marshall a 21-point lead, its biggest of the game, 48-27. Morehead State (3-1) closed the half with a 6-0 spurt to head into the break trailing 48-33.
The Eagles held 16-8 advantage on the offensive glass and outscored Marshall 21-3 in second-chance points.
Posthumus scored 14 points and pulled down 15 rebounds, seven offensive.
Elijah Pittman tied a career-high with 31 points for Marshall (2-1). Kareem Canty added 19 and nine assists but had nine turnovers.
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
|Texas San Antonio||3-15||13||5-27|
|Southeast Missouri State||2-14||8||5-24|