Iran Bennett tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds and Marshall did not allow a point over the final six minutes as the Thundering Herd defeated Southern Mississippi 72-58. Taevion Kinsey had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists for Marshall. Jarrod West added 14 points and five steals. Marko Sarenac had 12 points. Leonard Harper-Baker had 18 points, 14 rebounds and five assists for the Golden Eagles. Gabe Watson added 15 points and seven rebounds. Tyler Stevenson had 10 points.