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Robert Goff and DeAndre Kane scored 13 points apiece to lead Marshall to a 67-49 victory over Alabama State on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Goff, a freshman forward, scored 10 of his points in the second half, when the Thundering Herd led by as many as 20 points after leading 34-24 at halftime.
Kane, a senior guard who averaged 15.1 points per game last season, scored nine of his points in the first half and also finished with five assists.
After the Hornets took an 11-7 lead with 6:26 gone in the game, Marshall took control with a 17-0 run over the next 6:44.
Ivory White and Kenderek Washington scored 11 points apiece to lead Alabama State, the Southwestern Athletic Conference champion last season.
Marshall outshot Alabama State 43.6 percent (24 for 55) to 37 percent (17 of 46) and out-rebounded the Hornets 40-27.
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G.J. Kinne threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns in less than three quarters as Tulsa remained unbeaten in Conference USA with a 59-17 rout of Marshall Saturday.
The Hurricane (7-3, 6-0) will host No. 11 Houston on Nov. 25 for the C-USA West title, regardless of how the teams fare next week.
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Junior forwards Robert Goff and Dennis Tinnon led a dominant inside scoring attack to power the Marshall men's basketball team in a 67-49 win over Alabama State Friday at the Cam Henderson Center.
- Marshall will begin its 99th season of men's basketball on Friday at 7:30 p.m. as the Thundering Herd hosts Alabama State at the Cam Henderson Center.
Marshall linebacker Tyson Gale has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 2 football team.
Nov 11, 7:30 PM | Cam Henderson Center
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The Thundering Herd will try to cover the spread at Cam Henderson Center on Friday when they get a visit from the Alabama State Hornets in college basketball action.
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The Thundering Herd men's soccer team concluded its 2011 season with a loss to SMU in the quarterfinal of the Conference USA Championships on Wednesday, but still received some good news upon hearing that four of its own were selected to the All-Conference teams earlier this week.