Marshall 76, Middle Tennessee 67 / Final

Sat, March 3, 2018 8:00 pm (ET GMT)   Conference: Conference USA  
Location: Murphy Athletics Center • Murfreesboro, TN  
Thundering Herd (76)
Blue Raiders (67)
National Rankings: Middle Tennessee #24
Score by Half: Marshall 36-40 - 76   Middle Tennessee 33-34 - 67  
Team Rebounds: Marshall 2, Middle Tennessee 3
Officials: Clyde Owens, Mick Fieldbinder, Tommy Short
Attendance: 10,050
Top Performances
1Brandon Walters (MTSU) 20 pts (7/9 fg), 8 reb
2C.J. Burks (MRSH) 20 pts (7/12 fg), 2/6 3fg, 5 reb
3Jon Elmore (MRSH) 23 pts (6/17 fg), 2/10 3fg, 6 reb, 4 ast
Game Forecasts
ELO Ratings: Before MRSH 1393 (#82), MTSU 1705 (#57)  After MRSH 1435 (#78), MTSU 1663 (#56)
ELO Points Transfer: 42
Money Line: MRSH 550 MTSU -800
Over/Under: 156.0
AP Game Recap

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Jon Elmore scored 23 points and Marshall swept two games from No. 24 Middle Tennessee with a 76-67 win on Saturday night.

The Thundering Herd (21-10, 12-6 Conference USA) was the only C-USA team to beat the Blue Raiders (24-6, 16-2) this season as they ended Middle's 11-game winning streak.

Marshall redshirt freshman Jannson Williams came off the bench to record a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

The Blue Raiders won their first two games since earning the first national ranking in school history by double-digit margins, but trailed for much of the night against the Herd.

Middle led 57-56 with 8:28 left before Marshall rallied for the road win.

Marshall also beat Middle 73-63 on Jan.

Ties: 12   Lead Changes: 12   Biggest Lead: MRSH +9   Run: MTSU 13-4 (1-01:47 to 2-17:19)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: Marshall, 2-0 Previous 3 Seasons: Middle Tennessee, 6-4 Since 2010: Middle Tennessee, 8-5

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More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, Eff: Efficiency score, UsgRt: Usage Rate (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), PrRt: Presence Rate, PS: Performance score, O/U: Over/underperform vs. season perf score average

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

BenchPts: Bench Points, 2ndChance: Second Chance Points, InPaint: Points in the Paint, OffTO: Points Off Turnovers, Fastbreak: Fast break Points, TimePoss: Time Of Possession

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