Marshall 82, Western Michigan 76, OT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP)—Marvin Black scored a career-high 30 points Sunday and Marshall rallied to upset Western Michigan 82-76 in overtime, snapping the Broncos’ six-game winning streak.
Black forced overtime when his short jumper with four seconds remaining made it 70-70 and capped the Thundering Herd’s comeback from a 10-point second-half deficit.
Marshall (9-12, 6-7 Mid-American) then outscored the Broncos 12-6 in overtime to give Western Michigan its second loss in 19 games.
The Thundering Herd have won two straight since their four-game losing streak. Western Michigan (18-3, 11-2) beat Marshall 88-65 last month.
Ben Reed scored 18 of his 25 points in the first half, but his miss with 30 seconds left allowed Black to force overtime for Marshall.
Mike Williams, whose 19-point scoring average leads Western Michigan, was held to four points before fouling out with seven minutes remaining.
Western Michigan is home against Toledo and Marshall is at Kent State onWednesday.