Marshall vs. West Virginia final score: Mountaineers defeat Thundering Herd, 69-59

Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE

The West Virginia men's basketball team picked up their third win of the season at home against the Marshall Thundering Herd.

The West Virginia Mountaineers pulled to .500 on the season as they defeated the Marshall Thundering Herd, 69-59, at WVU Colosseum. West Virginia is now 2-0 at home this year and 3-3 overall.

The Mountaineers struggled to score from the field, shooting 37 percent while only making one of their six three-point attempts. The team did convert 24 of their 30 free-throw attempts, and held Marshall to 36 percent shooting from the floor.

WVU's Deniz Kilicli led all scorers with 21 points, shooting 7-of-20 while draining seven of his eight free-throw attempts. Juwan Staten was the only other Mountaineers player in double figures, scoring 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting. Jabarie Hinds added nine points, while Aaric Murray had seven.

D.D. Scarver had the most points for the Thundering Herd, scoring 17 points thanks to four made three-pointers. Elijah Pittman scored 16 points, shooting 6-of-9 from the field and 4-of-7 from beyond the three-point arc. DeAndre Kane chipped in 13 points. Kane and center Nigel Spikes fouled out of the game.

Four WVU players were ejected in the last few minutes of the game, as Hinds, Murray, Terry Henderson and Eron Harris were all tossed for leaving the bench as players mixed it up on the court.

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