Marshall 88, Southern Miss. 84
March 5, 2013
New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Elijah Pittman scored 22 points, D.D. Scarver added 19 and Marshall hit 9 of 10 free throws in the final 30 seconds to knock off Southern Mississippi 88-84 Tuesday night, snapping a two-game skid and splitting the season series.
The Thundering Herd (13-17, 6-9 Conference USA) avenged a 102-46 drubbing Jan. 23 despite a career-high 35-point effort by the Golden Eagles' Dwayne Davis.
Marshall, which ranks ninth in the league standings, shot 64 percent in the first half (16 of 25) and led by nine points early in the second.
However, the second-place Golden Eagles (22-8, 11-4), who came in having won four of five games, rallied to pull ahead 74-73 on Neil Watson's 3-pointer.
Tied for the eighth time, at 79-79 with 1:03 left, Nigel Spikes made two free throws, Scarver hit four straight and Pittman was 3 of 4, his final foul shot missing with 1 second left.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
9-1 L5 Days, 35-14 L49 Run
5-1 L2 Days, 9-2 L11, 12-4 L16
17-5 L22, 39-17 L56 Picks
5-1 L2 Days, 6-3 L9 G-Plays
10-4 Last 14 Guaranteed Plays
10-4 L14 Picks, 3-0 L3 G-Plays
2-0 Thursday, 5-0 L5 G-Plays
5 Straight Guaranteed Wins
2-0 Thursday, 5-2 L7 Guarantees
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!