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Marshall scored the game's
first 12 points and never looked back in trouncing cold-shooting,
out-of-kilter East Carolina 77-56 Saturday night in a Conference USA
matchup in Huntington, WV.
Junior guard DeAndre Kane
scored 22 points to pace the rout as the Thundering Herd improved to 9-9
overall, 2-1 in C-USA.
The outcome halted a
two-game winning streak for ECU, which fell to 11-6, 2-2 in the league.
In a dominating defensive
performance, Marshall built its advantage to 43-23 by halftime and
increased the margin to as much as 29 in the middle stages of the second
The Herd shot 47.6 percent
from the field on 30-of-63, while the Pirates were true on only 32.8
percent of their attempts (21-of-64.)
Kane, whose sterling
outing included eight assists and three steals, got double-figure
scoring support from junior forward Elijah Pittman (19 points) and
senior forward Dennis Tinnon and junior guard D.D. Scarver (11 points
East Carolina senior guard
Miguel Paul was only 4-of-14 from the floor but hit 8-of-9 from the free
throw line and led the team with 17 points. Junior forward Robert
Sampson had 10 points and 17 rebounds, while senior forward Maurice Kemp
and junior guard Akeem Richmond each added 10 points for the Pirates.
ECU takes on another road
assignment on Wednesday when it tangles with UAB at 8 p.m. before
beginning a two-game home stand on Saturday in a 7 p.m. matchup against
Texas-El Paso (TV: WITN Channel 7.)
Marshall 77, East Carolina 56
Jan. 19, 2013
Facility: Cam Henderson Center
Records: ECU 11-6, 2-2; MU 9-9, 2-1
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