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UTSA slips past Marshall

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored 23 points, Nick Allen added 13 with nine rebounds, and UT San Antonio scored six unanswered points in the final 1:51 to beat Marshall 81-77 on Thursday night.
Giovanni De Nicolao scored 10 points with nine rebounds for the Roadrunners (12-11, 5-5 Conference USA), who outrebounded the Thundering Herd 54-35 and shot 43 percent from the field on 35 of 81 field goals.
Marshall trailed 43-41 at halftime, but closed to 53-52 on Jarrod West’s 3-pointer, tied it at 55 on Jon Elmore’s 3, then led 77-75 after Elmore hit another 3 with 2:18 left. Keaton Wallace hit a go-ahead 3, Jackson added a layup and Wallace a free throw while the Thundering Herd missed five shots and turned it over twice in the final 1:51.
Elmore scored 23 points with 13 rebounds, Ajdin Penava added 18 points and C.J. Burks 16 for Marshall (14-8, 5-4).

Marshall box
UTSA 81, MARSHALL 77
MARSHALL (14-8)
Penava 7-12 3-6 18, J.Elmore 8-19 2-3 23, West 3-6 0-0 7, Burks 6-16 4-4 16, Watson 3-6 0-0 6, George 1-2 0-2 2, Bledsoe 1-2 2-2 5. Totals 29-63 11-17 77.
UTSA (12-11)
Frohnen 2-6 0-1 4, Allen 6-10 0-3 13, Willborn 2-8 2-4 6, Jackson 11-23 0-1 23, De Nicolao 5-11 0-0 10, Van Ry 1-3 0-0 2, Wallace 4-10 1-2 12, Karrer 1-2 1-1 3, Lyle 3-8 0-0 8. Totals 35-81 4-12 81.
Halftime—UTSA 43-41. 3-Point Goals—Marshall 8-25 (J.Elmore 5-10, Penava 1-1, Bledsoe 1-2, West 1-4, George 0-1, Watson 0-1, Burks 0-6), UTSA 7-22 (Wallace 3-4, Lyle 2-6, Allen 1-3, Jackson 1-6, Frohnen 0-1, De Nicolao 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Marshall 33 (J.Elmore 13), UTSA 53 (Allen, De Nicolao 9). Assists—Marshall 14 (Penava 6), UTSA 12 (Willborn, De Nicolao 3). Total Fouls—Marshall 14, UTSA 16. A—1,042 (4,080).