Vanderbilt vs Marshall Final: 69-67 - Recap
|Vanderbilt vs Marshall Final: 69-67 - Recap|
Damian Jones scored 15 points leading Vanderbilt to a 69-67 victory over Marshall at Memorial Gymnasium on Thursday.
Vanderbilt won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread.
Vanderbilt got 15 points from James Siakam and another 11 points from Rod Odom. Dai-Jon Parker contributed 5 assists, while Eric McClellan cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Marshall got an 18-point performance from Kareem Canty, who was supported by 17 points from Elijah Pittman. Kareem Canty had 4 assists in a losing cause for Marshall, while Elijah Pittman grabbed 6 rebounds.
Vanderbilt hit the break leading 35-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
Vanderbilt won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-34.