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Marshall University's Pittman nabs conference honors

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Elijah Pittman's 31 points in the Thundering Herd's season opening win earned him the Conference USA Co-Player of the Week award according to a press release. Pittman is sharing the honor with Rakeem Butler of Florida International University. 

In last week's season opener, Pittman went 9-of-17 from the floor, including 5-of-11 from long range. Pittman's player of the week honor is only the fifth Marshall has had since joining Conference USA. 

Pittman and his teammates will be in action Tuesday evening against NAIA opponent, Rio Grande. Tip off is at 7 p.m.