The Word on the Herd
Elmore was named to the first team, while Burks was named to the second team
Marshall is heading to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1987
Matchup is set for Friday, March 16 at 1:30 p.m. ET on TNT
The Herd advances to the C-USA Championship for the second consecutive year
Marshall vs. Wichita State on March 16, 2018
Marshall vs. WKU in the Conference USA Championship on March 10, 2018.
Photos from Marshall men's basketball vs. Western Kentucky - Saturday, March 10, 2018
C-USA Tournament semifinals; Marshall vs. Southern Miss
Conference USA Quarterfinals; Marshall vs. UTSA
2016-17 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 25 games and made one start (at Old Dominion on Feb. 23) … averaged 9.8 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 0.8 steals in 25.6 minutes per game … scored a career-high 27 points from 11-of-15 (73.3 percent) shooting, 4-of-7 (57.1 percent) 3-pointers and 1-of-1 at the free throw line against Middle Tennessee (Feb. 18) … scored 25 points from 7-of-10 (70.0 percent) field goals 5-of-7 (71.4 percent) 3-pointers and going 6-of-6 at the charity stripe at Pittsburgh (Dec. 28) … reached double figure scoring 10 times during the season …scored a team-high 16 points vs. Middle Tennessee (March 11) … collected a season-high six assists vs. WKU (Jan. 21) … reached five assists in four different games … pulled down a season-high six rebounds and scored 14 points at No. 24 Cincinnati … shot 81-of-181 (44.8 percent) FGs, 27-70 (38.6 percent) and 42-of-54 (77.8 percent) at the free throw line during the season … his 38.6 percent from three-point land was a career-high.
2015-16 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Two-time Conference USA Freshman of the Week (Nov. 30, Dec. 14) … appeared in all 33 games, making four starts (Dec. 1, 4, 6, 12) … reached double-figure scoring in 14 games … posted season-high 20 points at Ohio (Dec. 1) … third-best field goal percentage of Herd players with 100 makes or more (.478, 111-of-232) … averaged 8.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game … shot 47.8 percent from the field, 32.4 percent from long range and 70.8 percent from the free throw line … played season-high 39 minutes against Eastern Illinois (Dec. 9) … went 6-of-6 from the free throw line at Rice (Jan. 16) … sunk a season-high four 3-pointers against James Madison (Nov. 27) … had five rebounds against Eastern Illinois (Dec. 9), UTEP (Feb. 4) and UAB (Feb. 25).
2014-15 (FRESHMAN): Sat out the season as a prop.
HIGH SCHOOL: 6-foot-3 guard averaged 20 points per game for Hedgesville High in 2013-14, his senior season ... named to the Class AAA All-State first team, along with making the All-State Tournament Team after Hedgesville was eliminated by Hurricane in a triple-overtime semifinal contest ... in the quarterfinal round of the Class AAA State Tournament, scored a game-high 25 points in a 54-49 victory over Parkersburg South ... scored his high school career-high 36 points against Musselman, and was named Athlete of the Week for his performance ... MaxPreps.com had Burks pegged as the No. 9 recruit in the state of West Virginia ... Hedgesville won the state championship in 2012, his sophomore season.