East Carolina Downs Marshall 86-79 - Match Report
Miguel Paul scored 22 points and chipped in with 10 assists for East Carolina on Saturday, leading them to an 86-79 victory over Marshall at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
East Carolina was a 4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
East Carolina got 21 points from Maurice Kemp and another 18 points from Akeem Richmond. Miguel Paul contributed 10 assists, while Robert Sampson cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Marshall got a 27-point performance from Robert Goff, who was supported by 21 points from Elijah Pittman. DeAndre Kane had 12 assists in a losing cause for Marshall, while DeAndre Kane grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed East Carolina were victorious, as the score was 35-25 at the break.
Marshall won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-32.