Herd tops Colonels, 91-71

December 23, 2017 GMT

HUNTINGTON -- Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks scored 26 and 25 respectively for the Marshall Thundering Herd in a 91-71 men’s basketball victory against Eastern Kentucky University in Cam Henderson Center.

Marshall (9-4) jumped to an 8-0 lead, was ahead 48-32 at halftime and stretched its advantage to 30 points midway through the second half.

Herd forward Ajdin Penava had 13 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, nine blocked shots and two steals.

Rondale Watson chipped in with 12 points.

EKU (6-6) was led by forward Nick Mayo’s 19 points.

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