The Word on the Herd
Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.
The Word on the Herd
Jon Elmore, C.J. Burks and Ajdin Penava combined for 84 points
Marshall 99, Ohio 96 ot
DeAndre Kane (R), Nigel Spikes (C), Elijah Pittman (L) talk about their team's win against UCF at home.
Marshall defeated Southern Miss 88-84 on March 5, 2013
UAB defeated Marshall 52-48 on Feb. 23, 2013.
Photos taken by Rick Haye and Marilyn Testerman-Haye.
Marshall vs. Rice Men's Basketball 2/13/13
Thundering Herd men's basketball hosts UCF Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013
2012-13 (JUNIOR): Played in 28 of 32 games while starting 26... Missed four straight games (12/15-1/2) with a right hand injury... Preseason All-Conference USA First Team... Named All-Conference USA Second Team... Named 2K Sports Classic All-Hempstead Regional... Named C-USA Player of the Week thanks to a season-high 33 points, career-high 11 rebounds and 10 assists against Hofstra (11/18). It was Marshall's fourth-ever triple-double and the only other player to do so besides Hassan Whiteside, who accomplished the feat with blocks... Averaged 15.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 7.0 assists... Joined Chaz Williams of UMASS as the only two players in D1 to average at least 14.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists this season... Played a C-USA best 37.1 minutes per game. There was eight games where he did not sit out a minute, including 50 minutes in the double-overtime game against Hofstra (11/18)... Averaged 7.0 assists, a mark that ranked ninth in the nation at the end of the regular season... 7.0 is the best assist average for Marshall since 1999-2000... Just the fourth time that a Marshall player averaged at least seven assists... Followed up his 10 assists performance at Hofstra with 13 against Nevada, the first player with back-to-back 10+ assists games since 1999... Totaled 195 assists, the fifth most in school history... Recorded at least 10 assists six times, the most of any player in one season in Marshall history... Had a career-best 13 assists against Nevada (11/24)... Led the team in steals with 50, which tied for the 11th most in school history... Was 5-of-7 from the field (57.1 percent) at Southern Miss (1/23) which tied for the 13th best percentage in school history... Scored at least 10 points 20 times and 20 points seven times... In addition to the triple-double, had two other double-doubles... 14 points and 11 assists at Tulane (2/6); 20 points and 12 assists at East Carolina (3/9).
2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 34 of 35 games while starting in 33... Named All-Conference USA Second Team... Named All-NABC District 11 First Team... Earned All-Conference USA Tournament Team honors... Named to the Preseason All-CUSA First Team... Ranked third in C-USA with 16.5 points per game, the most by an MU player since 2001-02... Averaged 5.4 rebounds, the second-best on the team and 3.5 assists, the second-best on the team and ninth-best in C-USA... Ranked sixth in C-USA with 1.4 steals per game... 560 points scored ranked 25th on Marshall's single-season scoring list... Scored a C-USA Tournament record 40 points in Marshall's triple overtime win over Tulsa (3/8) in the quarterfinals. It was the second-most points scored by a collegiate player at FedExForum. Went over 1,000 career points against the Golden Hurricane... Kane played 54 of a possible 55 minutes and set a new C-USA Tournament record for field goals made with 15 (32 attempts)... Averaged 22.0 points per game over the four games of the C-USA Tournament and played 165 out of a possible 175 total minutes... Scored at least 10 points 30 times and at least 20 points seven times... Recorded his only double-double at UAB (1/11) with 21 points and 10 rebounds... Had 26 points against Northwestern State (11/19)... Scored 29 points against Belmont (12/19) and 25 points at Belmont (12/29)... Had 21 points at Southern miss (1/21) and at Tulsa (2/4)... Scored in double-digits in each of his last 10 games.
2010-11 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Named C-USA Freshman of the Year in 2010-11...made the All-Conference USA Third Team...won four C-USA Freshman of the Week awards...finished second on the team in scoring (15.1 PPG) and assists (117) while leading the squad with 32 steals...third leading rebounder on Herd with 5.6 per game...finished season with 513 points becoming just the second freshman in program history to tally 500 or more points...started all 34 games as a redshirt freshman...scored 10 or more points in 29 games...notched 11 points in regular season debut against WVU tech...first of nine 20-point games came against Chattanooga...set current scoring mark of 25 points in consecutive games at Louisville and against FIU...connected on 10-18 shots at Louisville...scored eight buckets and eight free throws against FIU...recorded first double-double with 18 points and 13 assists against VMI...hit 11 free throws as part of a 19-point showing at James Madison...his 19 points against Southern Miss marked the first of nine straight games with 13 or more points...tallied three 20-point games in a row with 20 in home win over Memphis, 24 in a victory over No. 21 WVU and 20 in road game at Southern Miss...hit double figures in scoring in each of the final six games...led Herd to win over Houston in first round of C-USA Tournament with 21 points and 10 rebounds, a career high...notched 11 points in tournament game against UTEP before dishing in 12 in CIT game vs. Ohio.
2009-10: Sat out the season as a partial-academic qualifier.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played prep basketball at the Patterson School in Lenoir, N.C. in 2008-09 where he averaged 15.6 points per game...Along with current Marshall teammate Hassan Whiteside, helped lead Patterson to a 34-2 overall record and a No. 1 prep school national ranking...led Pittsburgh's Schenley High School to a State Championship as a junior and a third consecutive Pittsburgh City League Championship as a senior where he scored 35 points in the title game...as a senior, Kane led all WPIAL and City League players in scoring during the regular season with 33.1 points per contest while averaging 11 rebounds per game...Schenley went 76-0 during four-year career...former teammate DeJuaun Blair plays for the San Antonio Spurs while another former teammate, David Kennedy plays for St. John's.
PERSONAL: Born June 10, 1989...son of Calvin Kane and Carol Robinson...has three sisters; Ashley, Dionne, and India, and two brothers; Garland and Calvin...undecided upon a major.