Marshall Downs Jacksonville State 58-44

By Mike Holbrook

HUNTINGTON, WV (HNN) – The Marshall Thundering Herd got 8 points,  7 rebounds,  6 assists, 3 steals, and a block from DeAndre Kane as they defeated the Jacksonville Gamecocks 58-44 at the Cam Henderson Center.

Poor shooting plagued the Herd in the first half as they connected on 8-of-26 shots including 1-of-12 from behind the three point line. At halftime they held a 21-20 lead.

Marshall picked up the pace offensively in the second half hitting on 12-of-23 shots while limiting the Gamecocks to 9-of-34.

Robert Goff scored 12 and Damier Pitts scored 11 points to lead the Herd in scoring