Marshall vs. East Carolina: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Marshall vs. East Carolina: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Marshall 79
(13-18, 1-12 away)
East Carolina 86
(18-11, 13-4 home)
Venue: Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum
5:00PM ET / 2:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Marshall 25 54 79
East Carolina 35 51 86
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Marshall R Goff 27 D Kane 7 D Kane 12
East Carolina M Paul 22 R Sampson 12 M Paul 10

On a day when the Pirates scored 30 points from beyond the three-point line, Marshall was beaten at home by East Carolina 86-79 in conference play. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. DeAndre Kane got 20 points and 12 assists (7 Reb 5 Stl) for the Thundering Herd, earning a double-double. Robert Goff also had a great game, scoring a career-high 27 points and adding six rebounds. Miguel Paul recorded a double-double for the Pirates with a team-high 22 points and 10 assists. The next game will be on Wednesday, Mar. 13 when Marshall (13-18, 6-10 C-USA) heads to Tulane (18-13, 6-10 C-USA).

Marshall Game Notes

  • The last time Marshall started the season 13-18 was 2006.
  • Marshall has lost 88 percent of the time this season (1-7) after recording two or fewer blocks.
  • When the opposition records 86 or more total points this season, Marshall has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 52.2 percent or better this season, Marshall has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records six or more blocks this season, Marshall has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • Marshall has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past four games.
  • Robert Goff recorded a team season high in field goals made with 12.
  • Robert Goff accounted for 34.1 percent of the team's points.
  • DeAndre Kane has led the team in rebounding in three out of 31 games this season.
  • This marks the 22nd 20-point game of DeAndre Kane's career.
  • DeAndre Kane recorded a double-double. It was his third this season and sixth of his career.
  • DeAndre Kane had a career high with five steals.
  • This marks the 11th 20-point game of Elijah Pittman's career.
  • Elijah Pittman has three straight 20+ point games.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Robert Goff's career.
  • This was the seventh foul out of the season for Robert Goff.
  • Robert Goff had career highs with 27 points and 12 field goals made.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Dennis Tinnon.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for DeVince Boykins.

East Carolina Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Miguel Paul and Maurice Kemp) accounted for 50.0 percent of the points.
  • Robert Sampson accounted for 37.5 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Miguel Paul has led the team in scoring four times in 29 games this season.
  • Robert Sampson has led the team in rebounding 14 times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the 14th 20-point game of Maurice Kemp's career.
  • Maurice Kemp has three straight 20+ point games.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Miguel Paul's career.
  • Miguel Paul has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Miguel Paul recorded a double-double. It was his sixth this season and ninth of his career.
  • Robert Sampson recorded the 13th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Akeem Richmond has seven straight double-digit point games.
MARSH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+DeAndre Kane4020712505
A+Robert Goff322762300
AElijah Pittman362161002
BNigel Spikes24262221
B-Dennis Tinnon27651101
DDeVince Boykins14011000
D-D.D. Scarver18300003
-Tamron Manning7010002
ECU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Miguel Paul3622210115
A+Maurice Kemp402161201
ATy Armstrong181330021
B+Akeem Richmond311841102
BP. Roberts-Campbell33314110
BRobert Sampson357120123
-Prince Williams4000001

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