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Burks scores 36, Marshall overtakes Rice 93-80

HOUSTON (AP) C.J. Burks scored a career-high 36 points with six 3-pointers, Jon Elmore added 28 points, six assists and seven rebounds and Marshall defeated Rice 93-80 Thursday night.

Marshall (18-8, 9-4 Conference USA) led 42-40 at halftime after Rice closed on a 17-7 run. The Owls took a 53-51 lead five minutes into the second half on a Malik Osborne basket and led until Marshall's 7-0 run - capped by a 3-pointer and a layup from Burks - put the Thundering Herd up 77-75 with about seven minutes remaining.

Marshall led the rest of the way. Ajdin Penava added 14 points for the Herd, which shot 57 percent from the floor (34 of 60), including 13 of 24 from distance (54 percent).

Connor Cashaw led Rice (5-21, 2-11) with 24 points, while Osborne added 22 points with 13 rebounds.

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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 Marshall 18-8 425193
home team logo Rice 5-21 404080
Team Stats
away team logo Marshall 18-8 83.8 PPG 38.8 RPG 17.1 APG
home team logo Rice 5-21 68.2 PPG 39.7 RPG 12.2 APG
Key Players
33
J. Elmore 22.7 PPG 5.8 RPG 6.8 APG 43.9 FG%
0
C. Cashaw 15.5 PPG 7.1 RPG 3.2 APG 39.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB