Marshall beats SMU 73-68
DALLAS (AP) Damier Pitts scored 20 points and Marshall defeated SMU 73-68 on Saturday.
The Thundering Herd never trailed and led by as many as 20 with just over 10 minutes left before the Mustangs rallied, but they couldn't get closer than four points.
SMU (11-16, 2-10), coming off the lowest point total ever in a Conference USA game in Wednesday's 47-28 loss to UAB, also started poorly on Saturday with just 14 points in the first half. SMU scored 39 points in the last 10 minutes on Saturday.
Updated February 18, 2012