Central Florida vs Marshall Recap - Marshall Wins 75-71
Marshall grabbed a 75-71 win over Central Florida on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Elijah Pittman at Cam Henderson Center.
Marshall won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as favorites.
Marshall got 16 points from D.D. Scarver and another 13 points from Dennis Tinnon. DeAndre Kane contributed 12 assists, while Dennis Tinnon cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Central Florida got 24 points from Keith Clanton in a losing cause and another 19 points from Calvin Newell. Isaiah Sykes contributed 4 assists for them, while Keith Clanton had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Central Florida were victorious, as the score was 33-32 at the break.
Central Florida won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-29.