The Herd is 11-0 at home this season and has won 12 straight at the Cam Henderson Center
The Herd suffered its fourth loss of the season
The Herd will play face former Mid-American Conference foe Akron
Elmore collected his second straight double-double in the win
The Thundering Herd's record falls to 4-1
(HIGH SCHOOL): A plus-4.0 student whose slashing ability and basketball IQ caught Cline’s eye ... the Wheeling signee is only the second in-state scholarship signee direct from high school for the Herd since 2002, when big man Mark Patton signed from Cabell Midland High ... the signee between Patton and Bledsoe is current Herd redshirt freshman guard CJ Burks, from Martinsburg and Hedgesville High ... a four-year letterman and a starter for three years at Wheeling Park ... finished careeri wht 1,189 career points, 923 rebounds and 48 double-doubles ... his 923 rebounds are No. 1 in Wheeling Park history ... as a senior, he averaged 23.3 points and 14.3 rebounds ... averaged 19 points and 13.5 rebounds as a junior two seasons ago -- opened many eyes with his performance against perennial Pennsylvania power Neumann-Goretti ... averaged 11.7 points per game as a sophomore ... in a game at Wheeling Jesuit University against the Philadelphia school, Bledsoe scored 29 points to go with 17 rebounds against an opponent that finished 2014-15 as the No. 22-ranked team in the nation ... scored a career-high of 37 points against Linsly his senior year.