Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools
Tip is set for 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT
The Herd looks to break a seven-game losing streak against the Blazers
The Thundering Herd suffered its first loss in conference play
The Herd's No. 8 offense in the nation will face the No. 2 defense in the nation
Marshall men's basketball photos against UTSA on Jan. 26, 2017 at the Cam Henderson Center. Photos by Rick Haye.
Photos of Marshall men's basketball against Old Dominion on Jan. 5, 2017 at the Cam Henderson Center. Photos by Rick Haye
The Herd fall to Pitt, on December 28, 2016.
Photos from Marshall men's basketball game against Western Carolina on Nov. 19, 2016
Photo gallery of Marshall's exhibition game against Newberry College on Nov. 15, 2015
2016-17 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Made his collegiate debut vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 19) … scored a career-high 10 points and grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Florida Atlantic (Jan. 2) … averaged 8.4 minutes, 1.4 points and 1.8 rebounds in 19 games … dished out three assists and shot 9-of-23 (39.1 percent) field goals … played a career-high 17 minutes against Old Dominion (Jan. 5) … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 7, 1997 … son of Phil and Allison Thieneman … has two siblings, Alexandra and Creighton … father, Phil, played basketball at Virginia Tech and played overseas for Switzerland after college … major is business.