Baines gets double-double in Marshall OT win over Winthrop
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP)—Tirrell Baines had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Marshall to a 67-62 overtime victory over Winthrop on Saturday.
Markel Humphrey added 12 points and Mark Dorris scored 15 points for Marshall (8-4), which improved to 8-1 at home.
Humphrey scored five points in overtime and Baines had four. Winthrop took its only lead in overtime, 58-57, after a 3-pointer by Michael Jenkins with 2:47 left. Baines then made a layup with 2:24 remaining to give Marshall the lead for good.
Dorris’ 3-pointer with just under 30 seconds to play tied the game at 51-51 and forced overtime.
Marshall jumped to a 17-0 lead, not allowing Winthrop (8-6) to score until the 10:55 mark of the first half before the Eagles closed to 29-23 at halftime.
Jenkins led Winthrop with 23 points and Antwon Harris added 15.