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Elmore, Burks send Marshall to 91-71 beating of E. Kentucky

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Jon Elmore scored 26 points and C.J. Burks scored 25 and Marshall defeated Eastern Kentucky 91-71 on Friday night and the Thundering Herd now have won five of their last six.

Ajdin Penava added 13 points, blocked nine shots, grabbed 10 rebounds and distributed seven assists. It was the second time in as many games that Penava swatted nine shot attempts. He was coming off a career-high 33 points in a 99-96 win against Ohio on Dec. 16.

Marshall (9-4) raced to a quick 8-0 lead and extended it to 19-8 lead with Elmore burying a pair of 3 -pointers. The Thundering Herd built a 48-32 halftime lead shooting 58 percent (18 of 31) including 7 of 15 from 3-point range. The Thundering Herd finished 34-of-55 shooting (62 percent).

Burks made a pair of free throws to extend the advantage to 74-44 with 10:38 remaining. Rondale Watson added 12 points.

Nick Mayo led Eastern Kentucky (6-7) with 19 points, Jackson Davis, 17 and DeAndre Dishman 16.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Eastern Ky. 6-7 323971
home team logo Marshall 9-4 484391
Team Stats
away team logo Eastern Ky. 6-7 82.6 PPG 40.8 RPG 14.8 APG
home team logo Marshall 9-4 80.5 PPG 36.9 RPG 14.2 APG
Key Players
10
N. Mayo 23.7 PPG 8.7 RPG 2.3 APG 46.2 FG%
33
J. Elmore 20.3 PPG 5.1 RPG 5.1 APG 39.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB