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Morehead St rallies, beats Marshall 102-94 in OT
MOREHEAD ST 102, MARSHALL 94
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- Brent Arrington and Bakari Turner each
scored 24 points as Morehead State overcame a 21-point deficit
to beat Marshall 102-94 in overtime Sunday.
Leading 94-93, Chad Posthumus grabbed an offensive rebound off a
miss by Turner and was fouled by Elijah Pittman. Posthumus
converted two free throws to start a 10-1 run by the Eagles to
close out the game.
Kareem Canty's 3-pointer with a minute left in the first half
gave Marshall a 21-point lead, its biggest of the game, 48-27.
Morehead State (3-1) closed the half with a 6-0 spurt to head
into the break trailing 48-33.
The Eagles held 16-8 advantage on the offensive glass and
outscored Marshall 21-3 in second-chance points.
Posthumus scored 14 points and pulled down 15 rebounds, seven
Elijah Pittman tied a career-high with 31 points for Marshall
(2-1). Kareem Canty added 19 and nine assists but had nine
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