Marshall rolls past Rio Grande 115-73Feb 10, 2010 - 2:57 AM HUNTINGTON, W.Va.(AP) -- Dago Pena scored 18 points to lead seven Marshall players in double figures in a 115-73 victory over Rio Grande on Tuesday night.
Chris Lutz and Tirrell Baines scored 16 points each, with Baines leading the Thundering Herd (17-7) with 11 rebounds. Freshman Hassan Whiteside had 15 points, nine rebounds and five blocks.
Marshall shot 61.8 percent from the field (21-for-34) in the first half to take a 53-39 lead over Rio Grande, a NAIA Division I program, but didn't pull away until the second half. Marshall hit six 3-pointers and shot 59 percent from the field (23-for-39) in the second half.
Antonio Haymon added 13 points, Damier Pitts had 11 points and nine assists, and Shaquille Johnson finished with 10 points for Marshall.
P.J. Rase scored 18 points, Doug Campbell had 14, Brad Cubbie scored 11 and Bud Teer had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Rio Grande (5-19).
- NCAA BB
FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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RIO GRANDE 39 34 73
MARSHALL 53 62 115 FINAL
HIGH SCORERS: RIO GRANDE - P.J. RASE 18, DOUG CAMPBELL 14,
BRAD CUBBIE 11
MARSHALL - DAGO PENA 18, TIRRELL BAINES 16,
CHRIS LUTZ 16
Feb 9 8:53 PM
- NCAA BB
RIO GRANDE 39
MARSHALL 53 HALFTIME
Feb 9 7:53 PM
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