East Tennessee's Courtney Pigram scored 20 points to lead the Buccaneers in scoring, along with four of his teammates in double figures.
Joe Miles led Marshall with the aforementioned 15 points, highlighted by 3-of-7 shooting from three-point range. Miles was the only Herd player in double figures. Tre Whitted, Ryan Lamb and Mark Dorris each had 8 points. The Herd shot just 37% from the floor (26-of-70) and 24% from three-point range.
Marshall attempted only four free throws and made two, while ETSU hit 12-of-17 free throws.
ETSU used a 12-0 run in the first half to shoot out to a 47-30 lead at the half, and never looked back.
Next up for Marshall is Maryland Eastern Shore in the Henderson Center on Thursday night. Game time is 7pm.