Scores

Final

FIU 68

(11-10, 3-3 C-USA)

Marshall 80

(8-14, 2-5 C-USA)

7:00 PM ET, January 30, 2014

Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

1 2 T
FIU 34 3468
MRSH 34 4680

Top Performers

Florida International: T. Murphy 29 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Marshall: K. Canty 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 10 Ast

Marshall tops FIU 80-68

Associated Press

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Chris Thomas scored 19 points Thursday and Kareem Canty had 16 and 10 assists as Marshall surged in the second half to beat FIU 80-68.

Tamron Manning scored 15, Ryan Taylor 14, and Marshall (8-14, 2-5 Conference USA) outshot FIU 50.9 percent (29 of 57) to 45.2 percent (28 of 62).

FIU led 15-9 on a dunk by Jason Boswell, but Marshall took an 18-17 lead on Manning's 3-pointer and pulled ahead by seven. FIU's Ivan Jurkovic tied it at 34 at halftime with a layup.

The lead traded hands six times in the second until Canty's 3-pointer at 11:02 put Marshall up 54-53, sparking a 9-2 run and a 60-55 lead. FIU's Dennis Mavin made it a four-point game with a free throw at 2:06, but Marshall finished on a 9-1 run.

Tymell Murphy led FIU (11-10, 3-3) with 29, Mavin had 12, and Cody Mann 10.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FIU
MRSH
Points 68 80
FG Made-Attempted 28-62 (.452) 29-57 (.509)
3P Made-Attempted 4-21 (.190) 6-17 (.353)
FT Made-Attempted 8-13 (.615) 16-19 (.842)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 9 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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