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Jan. 2, 2013

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Delaware State (6-8) 53 - Marshall (7-7) 51
Cam Henderson Center – 5,039

Marshall Starters (Career/Season): Dennis Tinnon (48/13), Nigel Spikes (47/14), D.D. Scarver (14/14), Elijah Pittman (14/14), Tamron Manning (3/3)

Series History: Teams are tied 1-1 all-time and 1-1 in Huntington-played games.

Marshall’s Loss…

Gives the Thundering Herd its first loss inside the Henderson Center this season.

Drops head coach Tom Herrion to 130-71 all-time and 50-33 during his three seasons at MU.

Makes Marshall 1,390-1,012-2 all-time.

Gives the Herd its first lost against MEAC teams this season (2-1 this season).

Drops Marshall’s all-time Henderson Center record to 344-107.

Team Notes

A three pointer by Elijah Pittman early in the first half extended the Herd’s streak of games with a made three pointer to 693.

MU tied its season-low for field goals made with 17 (Cincinnati).

The Herd fell to 32-6 all-time under Herrion when outscoring the opponent in the paint (26-22) and 4-2 this season.

Marshall also dropped to 41-7 all-time under Herrion when his team makes more free throws (13-8). MU’s record for the season falls to 6-2.

MU is 0-4 this season when scoring 60 or less points buts suffers its first loss (4-1) when the opposing teams puts in 60 points or less.

Individual Notes

D.D. Scarver and Elijah Pittman have each made a three point basket in all 14 games of their MU career.

Pittman’s 17 points gives him double-digit points in all but two of his 14 career games.

Dennis Tinnon had his 16th career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. It is his fourth double-double this season.

Tinnon has now scored 10 or more points in 26 career games and nine games this season, including three straight.

Additionally, Tinnon has collected at least five rebounds in 44 of his 49 career, including all 14 games this season. He has 25 career games with double-digit rebounds and five games this season.

Kelvin Amayo scored his first career points with a basket at the 11:30 mark of the first half. The freshman finished with eight points. He also recorded his first steal and totaled three in the game.