Marshall Downs UNC Wilmington 96-78 - Match Report
UNC Wilmington was victimized by Elijah Pittman for 35 points as Marshall defeated them 96-78 in NCAA action on Saturday.
Marshall won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as favorites.
Marshall got 19 points from Kareem Canty and another 15 points from Chris Thomas. Kareem Canty contributed 10 assists, while Ryan Taylor cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
UNC Wilmington got 19 points from Addison Spruill in a losing cause and another 18 points from Cedrick Williams. Ben Eblen contributed 4 assists for them, while Cedrick Williams had 7 rebounds.
Marshall led at halftime, 48-29.
Marshall won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-32.