Marshall takes on West Virginia in a battle of state rivals. These teams last met on Dec. 17, 2015 with West Virginia winning 86-68. They’ll meet from San Diego on Sunday night.
The Thundering Herd is coming off an 81-75 upset win over Wichita State. Marshall has won five straight games as they mowed through Conference USA, beating Western Kentucky in the final of their tournament, 67-66 on March 10. Jon Elmore leads the way for the Thundering Herd after scoring 27 against the Shockers. He has 22 or more points in 12 of his last 13 games.
West Virginia beat up on Murray State, 85-68 on Friday.”Press Virginia” is led by senior guard Jevon Carter, who had 21 points, eight assists, six steals and five assists in their win over Murray State.
Marshall does not like West Virginia because they ended a rivalry that lasted from 1977-2015. They have been waiting for this game for three years and they are the Top Dog in this game. Marshall is 19-7 ATS their last 26 overall and 4-0 ATS last 4 neutral site games. West Virginia is 7-18-1 ATS the last 26 after an ATS win.