Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.
The Word on the Herd
The Word on the Herd
Marshall looks to get its second consecutive win on the road
The Word on the Herd-April 21, 2013
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 (SENIOR): Appeared in all 32 games, starting in 31... Averaged 5.7 points and 7.3 rebounds, which ranked 11th in C-USA... 3.0 offensive rebounds ranked sixth in C-USA... Shot 46.8 percent from the field... 28 of the 58 made field goals were dunks... Scored at least 10 points five times... 13 points against Morehead State (11/28) was a season high and tied a career best... Had at least 10 rebounds eight times... Recorded a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds against UNCW (12/1) which included a career-high nine offensive rebounds... Blocked 1.9 shots per game which ranked third in C-USA... Totaled 60 blocks, the fourth-most ever in a season at Marshall... Had a career-high nine blocks against UCF (2/2) tied for the fourth best in school history. It also tied for the eighth-best mark in the NCAA with 11 other players and was a C-USA high.
2011-12 (JUNIOR): Missed the first six games due to a left knee injury... Played in all 29 games since returning from injury... Averaged 4.1 points and 4.8 rebounds... Shot 52.3 percent from the field... Grabbed at least five rebounds 15 times... Recorded a season-high 13 points at SMU (2/18) which matched his career best... Scored double-digit points three times... Had 10 points and eight rebounds against UTEP (1/4) and 10 points and five rebounds at Middle Tennessee State (3/13) in the first round of the NIT... Finished the season third on the team with 23 blocks... Recorded three blocks on three occasions.
2010-11 (SOPHOPORE): Started 32 games while missing the opener against WVU Tech and the home game vs. Savannah State... Finished second on the team with 5.9 rebounds per game... Led the way for Marshall with 32 blocked shots... Grabbed nine boards against Chattanooga before recording first double-digit outing with 13 boards in home win over James Madison... Notched first double-double of career with 13 points and 12 rebounds in home victory over VMI... Fell just short of his second double-double against UAB when he had 12 boards and nine points... Recorded his second double-double with 12 points and 13 boards against Tulane... Enjoyed a 19-rebound game in CIT contest against the Ohio.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Played in 29 games, starting one... Shot 57.5% from the field (23-of-40)... Averaged 2.2 points and 2.3 rebounds per game... Blocked eight shots, made seven assists, and had six steals... Grabbed a season high eight rebounds against the Tigers... Did not play due to an ankle injury against Troy (12/12) and Brescia (12/16)... Scored a season-high 11 points after going 4-of-5 from field goal range and 3-of-4 from the free throw line against High Point (12/20).
2008-09: Sat out the season as a prop 48.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 10 points, nine rebounds and three blocks as a senior for Dillard High School... Coached by Darryl Burrows... Served as a starter for Dillard's Florida Class 5A state champions during senior season... High school teammates included former Marshall and current Florida Atlantic player Kore White and Florida State's Beau Reilford... Played in the Broward vs. Palm Beach All-Star game
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 18, 1989... Son of Towana Sanders... A marketing major.