HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Stevie Browning shot 12 for 18, including four 3-pointers, and finished with a career-high 32 points to lead Marshall past Morehead State 85-77 on Wednesday night.
Jon Elmore made all four of his free throws in an 18-second span to give Marshall an 84-77 lead with less than 15 seconds to play. Elmore finished with 17 points and shot 10 for 11 from the free-throw line.
Xavier Moon and Lamontray Harris missed back-to-back 3s with Morehead State trailing 80-77.
Harris’ dunk with 3:44 before halftime gave the Eagles a 38-35 lead before Marshall scored nine straight points in just under two minutes. DeJuan Marrero’s jumper with 15:25 left gave Morehead State a 52-50 lead, marking its last lead of the game.
Elmore hit a 3, spearheading a 17-4 run for the Thundering Herd. Ryan Taylor scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds for Marshall (2-0).
Moon led the Eagles with 19 points. Morehead State (2-1) committed 27 fouls.
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