Scores

Final

Marshall 56

(7-2, 2-1 away)

Savannah State 47

(1-11, 1-3 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 15, 2010

    Tiger Arena, Savannah, Georgia

    1 2 T
    MRSH 22 3456
    SAV 14 3347

    Top Performers

    Marshall: T. Baines 20 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Savannah State: J. Montgomery 10 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 7 Stl

    Marshall 56, Savannah St. 47

    Associated Press

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Tirrell Baines had 20 points and 13 rebounds and Marshall held off Savannah State 56-47 Wednesday night for the Thundering Herd's fourth straight win.

    Marshall (7-2), which posted its lowest point total of the season, led by 11 with 15:03 to go, but the Tigers tied it up three times, including 47-47 with 4:06 to go.

    The Thundering Herd closed with a 9-0 run as Savannah State missed eight field goals, including six 3s.

    Marshall shot only 18 of 50 from the field (36 percent), but hit 19 of 28 free throws (67.9 percent).

    The Tigers (1-11), who lost their 11th straight game, shot 27.4 percent (17 of 62) from the field and were 7 of 14 from the line.

    Dago Pena, who had nine points and 10 rebounds, was the only Marshall player to hit a 3-pointer as the team went 1 for 6.

    Jovonni Shuler scored 14 points to lead Savannah State and Jyles Smith had 13 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MRSH
    SAV
    Points 56 47
    FG Made-Attempted 18-50 (.360) 17-62 (.274)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-6 (.167) 6-25 (.240)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-28 (.679) 7-14 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 2

    2010-11 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 15, 2010 MRSH 56, @SAV 47Recap
    Jan 10, 2011 @MRSH 71, SAV 57Recap