Marshall vs East Carolina Final: 64-61 - Recap

Marshall vs East Carolina Final: 64-61 - Recap

Chris Thomas scored 17 points leading Marshall to a 64-61 victory over East Carolina at Cam Henderson Center on Sunday.

The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 3, meaning the game was a push for bettors.

Marshall got 15 points from Ryan Taylor and another 11 points from Kareem Canty. Kareem Canty contributed 6 assists, while Ryan Taylor cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

East Carolina got 23 points from Caleb White in a losing cause and another 15 points from Akeem Richmond. Prince Williams contributed 9 assists for them, while Prince Williams had 10 rebounds.

Marshall trailed at halftime, 41-30.

Marshall won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-28.