Scores

Final

W Kentucky 64

(3-2, 0-3 away)

Marshall 74

(4-2, 4-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 26, 2013

Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

1 2 T
WKU 36 2864
MRSH 30 4474

Top Performers

Western Kentucky: P. Hulsey 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 7 Ast

Marshall: C. Thomas 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 6 Stl, 1 Blk

Marshall defeats Western Kentucky 74-64

Associated Press

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Chris Thomas scored 27 points and had six steals as Marshall overcame an early first-half deficit to beat Western Kentucky 74-64 Tuesday night.

Trailing by 36-22 late in the first half, Thomas hit two free throws to cap off an 8-0 run for the Thundering Herd (4-2) and only trail by six at the break.

A layup and two more free throws by Thomas at the 12:35 mark in the second half gave Marshall the lead for good. The Hilltoppers pulled within four with 2:23 remaining, but Marshall hit nine of its last 10 free throws to maintain the edge.

Thomas shot 7 of 12 from the field and was 12 of 13 from the free throw line. Kareem Canty added 15 points for Marshall.

Western Kentucky's Payton Hulsey flirted with a triple-double, finishing with 16 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. T.J. Price and Brandon Harris each had 11.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WKU
MRSH
Points 64 74
FG Made-Attempted 21-60 (.350) 20-48 (.417)
3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 4-14 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 30-39 (.769)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 30 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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