Marshall 25 34 59
Wvirginia 31 38 69
Date of game: 12/5/2012

Recap: West Virginia vs. Marshall

Charleston, WV (Sports Network) - Deniz Kilicli scored 21 points as he helped lift the West Virginia Mountaineers over the Marshall Thundering Herd, 69-59, at the Charleston Civic Center.

Kilicli was joined in double-figure scoring by Juwan Staten with 12 points for WVU (3-3) which has now won two in a row after a rough start this season. Aaric Murray led all players with 10 rebounds.

D.D. Scarver scored 17 points for the Herd (5-4) in the loss that ended a three-game win streak. Elijah Pittman added 16 points while DeAndre Kane tallied 13 points and seven assists before fouling out.

WVU led 31-25 at halftime despite shooting 33.3 percent from the field because the squad scored 10 points off Marshall turnovers.

In the second half the Mountaineers outscored Marshall 20-10 in the paint and watched the Herd converted only 9-of-16 at the free-throw line in the period.

Marshall shot just 36.5 percent from the floor and 12-of-22 at the charity stripe, not to mention turning the ball over 17 times.

Five players were ejected from the game with 1:37 remaining when Robert Goff of Marshall kicked Staten which led to a gathering on the court. Murray, Terry Henderson, Eron Harris, and Jabarie Hinds were all ejected for leaving the bench, along with Goff.

Game Notes

James Madison-Liberty game off in 2015

James Madison has opted out of a scheduled game at Liberty on Sept. 26 to play FBS opponent SMU, but the two FCS programs have agreed to seek future scheduling opportunities.

NASCAR News
Daytona 500 winner Logano on pole for Atlanta Sprint Cup race

Five days after his victory in the Daytona 500, Joey Logano continued his momentum by winning the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.