Marshall vs. UAB: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Marshall vs. UAB: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Marshall 61
(10-14, 0-10 away)
UAB 75
(11-13, 9-4 home)
Venue: Bartow Arena
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, February 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Marshall 25 36 61
UAB 38 37 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Marshall D Kane 23 N Spikes 10 T Manning 5
UAB R Rucker 18 R Rucker 10 T Jones 6

Marshall was clipped by UAB 75-61 in conference play on Saturday, February 9th. The Thundering Herd were led by DeAndre Kane, who put up a game-high 23 points and three rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl). Nigel Spikes had six points and added 10 rebounds. Rod Rucker recorded a double-double for the Blazers on a team-high 18 points and 10 rebounds. This makes three losses in a row for the Thundering Herd. Marshall (10-14, 3-6 C-USA) gets Rice (5-16, 1-7 C-USA) at home on Wednesday, February 13th.

Marshall Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 5:33 left to go.
  • The last time Marshall started the season 10-14 was 2005.
  • Marshall has lost 89 percent of the time this season (1-8) after recording 61 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.2 percent or better this season, Marshall has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records nine or more three-pointers this season, Marshall has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 19 or more assists this season, Marshall has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • Marshall has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past six games.
  • DeAndre Kane accounted for 37.7 percent of the team's points.
  • Nigel Spikes accounted for 34.4 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • DeAndre Kane has led the team in scoring in seven out of 24 games this season.
  • Nigel Spikes has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 24 games this season.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of DeAndre Kane's career.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Dennis Tinnon.
  • Nigel Spikes recorded the 15th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Nigel Spikes had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
  • Elijah Pittman has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Robert Goff.

UAB Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Rod Rucker and Preston Purifoy) accounted for 44.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Rod Rucker and Fahro Alihodzic) accounted for 51.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Rod Rucker has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 17 times in 24 games this season.
  • Rod Rucker recorded the ninth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Rod Rucker recorded a double-double. It was the ninth of his career.
  • Fahro Alihodzic set a career high with five offensive rebounds.
MARSH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADeAndre Kane402333303
BNigel Spikes346101145
BElijah Pittman311521213
BDennis Tinnon36981002
C+Tamron Manning21105100
CRobert Goff9420012
C-DeVince Boykins9200100
DD.D. Scarver19110102
UAB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Rod Rucker3718106101
APreston Purifoy271541301
B+Robert Williams241232101
BFahro Alihodzic32890203
B-Terence Jones26516303
C+Jordan Swing271340004
CQuincy Taylor27424004

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