Cumberland, Ky. 70, Marshall 80
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP)—Tirrell Baines scored 21 points to lead four Marshall players in double figures in an 80-70 win against the University of the Cumberlands on Saturday night.
Tyler Wilkerson scored 15 points, Markel Humphrey had 14 and Damier Pitts added 10 for the Thundering Herd (6-4).
Cumberlands (9-1), an NAIA team, also got double-digit scoring from four players. Luke Fitzgerald led the Patriots with 20, Dustin Fothergill added 14, Chad Byron had 13 and Josh Phillips chipped in with 10.
Cumberlands led for most of the first half and, although its last lead came at 18-16 with 7:37 left in the period, the Patriots stayed with Marshall throughout.
The Patriots got within 68-66 with 5:15 left on a Fothergill 3-pointer, but Marshall went on a 12-4 run from there to seal the win.
Marshall hit 30 free throws compared to seven for Cumberlands.
- Cumberland, Ky. 70, Marshall 80
- Sudden recruiting surge could propel UNLV back to relevance next season
- Joel Berry abruptly withdraws from the draft, returns to North Carolina
- Five biggest losers now that the NBA draft's early entry deadline has passed
- Five biggest winners now that the NBA draft's early-entry deadline has passed
- Did Memphis really lose a recruit to Division II Ouachita Baptist?
- Gonzaga won't slip too far next season even without Nigel Williams-Goss
- NCAA returns events to North Carolina after state repeals elements of HB2
- With Bennie Boatwright back, USC has all the ingredients for a special season
- Why it's OK that there are 182 early-entry candidates for this year's NBA draft
- Kansas fills hole at point guard by adding Cal transfer Charlie Moore
- Facing his toughest rebuild yet, can John Calipari keep Kentucky in title mix?
- Hamidou Diallo declares for draft before playing his first game for Kentucky
- Shareef O'Neal, the heralded son of Shaquille O'Neal, commits to Arizona
- Grayson Allen bypasses the NBA draft to return to Duke for his senior year
- Prized Rice transfer Marcus Evans follows his former coach to VCU