HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Tron Martinez's 1-yard run in overtime lifted Marshall to a 34-27 win over East Carolina on Saturday.
Marshall (6-6, 5-3 Conference USA) became bowl eligible for the first time under second-year coach Doc Holliday.
Dominique Davis threw an interception on fourth down on East Carolina's overtime possession, keeping the Pirates (5-7, 4-4) out of a bowl for the first time in six years.
Davis threw three touchdown passes to Justin Jones, including a 6-yarder with 14 seconds left to force overtime. Davis finished 32 of 48 for 285 yards.
Marshall's Rakeem Cato completed 23 of 29 passes for 341 yards and two scores in his second straight start in place of the injured A.J. Graham. Aaron Dobson caught two TD passes and had four catches for 110 yards for the Thundering Herd.
Ethan Perry punt for 47 yds , Lynx Hawthorne returns for no gain to the Bayl 30 Lynx Hawthorne fumbled, recovered by TCU
Dane Evans pass complete to Joshua Atkinson for 35 yds for a TD
With his ankle heavily taped, TCU starting quarterback Trevone Boykin was back under center for Friday's clash against Baylor after missing last week's loss to Oklahoma.
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Jordy Joseph pass complete to Teddy Veal for 3 yds for a TD (Andrew DiRocco KICK)
Trevone Boykin pass complete to Emanuel Porter for 33 yds to the Bayl 34 for a 1ST down