Marshall refused to lose on Senior Day, defeating Southern Mississippi 79-75 in the Cam Henderson center Saturday afternoon.
In a pregame ceremony the Thundering Herd recognized three seniors who all reached double digit points, Damier Pitts (13), Shaquile Johnson (13), and Dago Pena (10). Junior Denis Tinnon lead Marshall with 22 points while also grabbing nine rebounds.
With the win Marshall will be no worse than a six seed in next weeks Conference USA Tournament. Tournament pairings and the schedule will be announced later today.
For more on today's game follow these links:
1) Game review via Marshall's athletic department.
2) Box score.