Coming off back-to-back overtime defeats, Marshall righted its ship against UNC Wilmington, taking down the Seahawks 96-78 in the Cam Henderson Center.
The Thundering Herd was lead by 35 points from senior forward Elijah Pittman. Getting his first career start in a Marshall uniform, shooting guard Chris Thomas contributed 15 points of his own. Kareem Canty distributed 10 assist with only three turnovers while also scoring 19 points.
Marshall returns to the Henderson Center on Tuesday for a 7 p.m. tip-off against Western Kentucky.
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