Marshall 74, High Point 73

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP)—Freshman Joe Miles hit a jumper with five seconds left to lift Marshall to a 74-73 win over High Point on Tuesday night.

Marshall (2-6) halted a five-game losing streak. The Thundering Herd were off to their worst start since going 0-6 in 1964-65.

Miles sparked a late Marshall rally with a 3-pointer and a reverse layin to give the Thundering Herd a 70-69 lead with two minutes to play. High Point (3-8) had led by as many as 11 midway through the second half.

Miles then delivered the final blow with a jumper from the foul line to secure the win.

Tre Whitted led the Thundering Herd with 16 points. Teammates Mark Patton and A.W. Hamilton added 12.

Zione White scored a season-high 22 points to lead High Point, while Jerry Echenique tied a career-high with 21 points and had 11 rebounds. Defending Big South Player of the Year Danny Gathings added 10 points.

High Point outscored Marshall 21-7 in the final seven minutes of the first half to lead 40-32 at halftime.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 High Point
J. Echenique J. Echenique
8-11,  21 Pts
11 Rebs, 1 Assists
J. Miles J. Miles
5-10,  15 Pts
9 Rebs, 2 Assists

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