Scores

Final

Coppin State 63

(1-8, 0-4 away)

Marshall 69

(6-4, 5-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 8, 2012

Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

1 2 T
COPP 34 2963
MRSH 26 4369

Top Performers

Coppin State: M. Murray 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Marshall: D. Tinnon 15 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

Marshall 69, Coppin St. 63

Associated Press

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- D.D. Scarver scored 20 points and Dennis Tinnon posted a double-double as Marshall took control in the final 3 minutes to defeat Coppin State 69-63 Saturday night in the first meeting between the schools.

The Thundering Herd (6-4), who fell behind by 12 in the first half, took their first lead briefly at 49-48 with 9:51 left.

Coppin State (1-8) regained a six-point lead before Marshall pulled ahead at 58-57 following two 3-pointers by Scarver and a three-point play by Tinnon with 2:45 left.

Tinnon added a layup and DeAndre Kane a free throw, but Collin Johnson's layup with 1:18 left cut it to 61-59. Tinnon made another layup and Marshall sealed it with 6-of-6 free-throw shooting.

Tinnon had 15 points and 15 rebounds, Elijah Pittman 14 points, Kane 11 assists and Nigel Spikes 11 rebounds.

Michael Murray's 18 points led the Eagles, who made 2 of 10 free throws.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
COPP
MRSH
Points 63 69
FG Made-Attempted 27-58 (.466) 26-62 (.419)
3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 7-25 (.280)
FT Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 10-19 (.526)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 8

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