Marshall is heading to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1987
The Word on the Herd
C.J. Burks is 13 points away from reaching 1,000 career points
This will be the Herd’s final away game of the 2016-17 regular season
Brandan and B.J. Stith combined for 26 points and eight rebounds
Played in all 27 games as a freshman and started in 15 ... scored in double figures in seven games ... among all returners, Slay is the fourth leading scorer ... posted 12 points and seven rebounds versus Bluefield State ... had 14 points and six rebounds off of the bench against Rio Grande ... had 15 points in win over Akron ... posted 11 points in win over Buffalo ... had a career-high and team-high 17 points (including 5-of-6 shooting from three-point range) in win at Eastern Michigan ... had 10 points in only 14 minutes in a win at Northern Illinois ... had 10 points in 18 minutes in a home win over Toledo.
Prior to Marshall
Named Player of the Year for the state of West Virginia as a senior at Woodrow Wilson ... led Woodrow Wilson to the state championship as a junior and a senior ... twice named first-team all-state ... averaged 21 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 4.3 steals as a senior ... earned three letters in basketball.
Son of Phyllis Slay ... born on April 2, 1979 ... major is undecided.
Points: 17 Eastern Michigan (2-6-99)
Rebounds: 7 Bluefield State (11-14-98)
Assists: 5 Buffalo (2-17-99)
Steals: 2 Bluefield State (11-14-98) Northern Illinois (11-18-98)
Blocks: 2 Bluefield State (11-14-98)
Minutes: 25 Rio Grande (12-17-98) West Virginia (1-27-99)