Marshall
Memphis
27 - 16 Final
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Marshall holds off Memphis 27-16 in C-USA opener

Sep 26, 2009 - 9:47 PM MEMPHIS, Tenn.(AP) -- Darius Marshall ran for three touchdowns to help Marshall hold off Memphis 27-16 in the Conference USA opener for both teams on Saturday.

Marshall had 25 carries for 203 yards for the Thundering Herd (3-1, 1-0), and also completed a pass for 27 yards.

With the Tigers (1-3, 0-1) leading 7-3 after the opening quarter, Marshall ran for touchdowns of 2 and 69 yards to take a 17-7 lead late in the second.

Matt Reagan kicked a 20-yard field goal to end the first half, then started the second with a 22-yarder to bring Memphis back within 17-13. Marshall ran it in from 5 yards out to give the Herd a 24-13 advantage to start the fourth. Craig Ratanamorn kicked an 18-yard field goal to seal the win for Marshall.

Tyler Bass was 17-for-34 passing for 232 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions for the Tigers. He also rushed for 64 yards on 14 carries.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    MARSHALL 3 14 0 10 27
    MEMPHIS 7 3 3 3 16 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: MARSHALL - FG, CRAIG RATANAMORN 36 YD,
    10:24. MARSHALL 3-0
    MEMPHIS - TD, DUKE CALHOUN 80 YD PASS FROM
    TYLER BASS (MATT REAGAN
    KICK), 10:36. MEMPHIS 7-3
    2ND QUARTER: MARSHALL - TD, DA

    Sep 26 3:10 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 27
    MEMPHIS 16 0:00 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Sep 26 3:10 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 27
    MEMPHIS 16 2:56 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Marshall 27, Memphis 16  4th - 2:56Sep 26 3:04 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 24
    MEMPHIS 16 8:20 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Marshall 24, Memphis 16  4th - 8:20Sep 26 2:52 PM
  • 53
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 39 roots (Close Finish)

    Marshall 24, Memphis 16  4th - 8:20Sep 26 2:52 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 24
    MEMPHIS 13 14:29 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Marshall 24, Memphis 13  4th - 14:29Sep 26 2:30 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 17
    MEMPHIS 13 0:00 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Sep 26 2:25 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 17
    MEMPHIS 13 9:17 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Marshall 17, Memphis 13  3rd - 9:17Sep 26 2:04 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 17
    MEMPHIS 10 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Marshall 17, Memphis 10  HalfSep 26 1:27 PM
  • 14
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 14 roots

    Marshall 17, Memphis 10  HalfSep 26 1:27 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 17
    MEMPHIS 7 2:48 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Marshall 17, Memphis 7  2nd - 2:48Sep 26 1:17 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 10
    MEMPHIS 7 14:24 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Marshall 10, Memphis 7  2nd - 14:24Sep 26 12:46 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 3
    MEMPHIS 7 0:00 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Sep 26 12:42 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 3
    MEMPHIS 7 4:24 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Marshall 3, Memphis 7  1st - 4:24Sep 26 12:32 PM


  • NCAAF
    MARSHALL 3
    MEMPHIS 0 4:36 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Marshall 3, Memphis 0  1st - 4:36Sep 26 12:29 PM