Pitts Earns Weekly Honor

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HUNTINGTON, WVFollowing a week where he averaged 17.5 points, Marshall’s Damier Pitts was named the College Sports Madness Conference USA Player of the Week.


A native of Charlotte, N.C., Pitts scored a season-high 25 points in Marshall’s 82-63 win over Iona on Sunday. The senior guard made a career-high nine field goals on 17 attempts and was 4-for-7 from three-point range. Pitts recorded five assists and three rebounds as well to help the Herd improve to 6-2 on the season.


Earlier in the week, Pitts recorded 10 points in a six-point loss at No. 3 Syracuse. He has scored in double-figures in seven of eight games this season.


For the week, Pitts shot 46.2 percent from the field including 42.9 percent (5-7) from three-point range.


College Sports Madness is a website that covers all aspects of college sports and can be accessed at CollegeSportsMadness.com.


Pitts and the Thundering Herd will host High Point on Saturday at 7 p.m.

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