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Marshall Defeats Southern Miss 88-84 - Recap

Marshall got 22 points from Elijah Pittman en route to an 88-84 victory over Southern Miss on Tuesday at Cam Henderson Center.

Marshall won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs.

D.D. Scarver had 19 points for Marshall and Tamron Manning chipped in with 12 points. DeAndre Kane had 7 assists for them, while Nigel Spikes was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.

Southern Miss got 35 points from Dwayne Davis in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jonathan Mills. Neil Watson contributed 8 assists for them, while Jonathan Mills had 8 rebounds.

Marshall hit the break leading 46-38 before taking care of business in the second half.

Southern Miss had a 31-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.