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Marshall University cruises in victory over Rio Grande

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For the second straight game, Marshall's Elijah Pittman led the way as the Thundering Herd ran past Rio Grande, 119-77.

Following his 31 point performance in the season opener, he scored a game high 29 points Tuesday night. He was one of seven Herd players to score in double figures on the night. Point guard Kareem Canty added a double-double going for 18 points and 11 assists.

Marshall led 65-38 at halftime on 69% shooting. They finished the game shooting 62%. 

The Thundering Herd are now 2-0 on the season. They return to action Sunday at 2 p.m. as they'll travel to Morehead State.