Marshall seeks revenge on La. Tech
Marshall (14-13, 7-7) vs. Louisiana Tech (18-10, 8-7)
Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Marshall seeks revenge on Louisiana Tech after dropping the first matchup in Ruston. The teams last met on Jan. 24, when the Bulldogs shot 49.3 percent from the field while limiting Marshall to just 46.4 percent on the way to a nine-point victory.
SUPER SENIORS: Marshall’s Jon Elmore, C.J. Burks and Rondale Watson have collectively accounted for 57 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 60 percent of all Thundering Herd points over the last five games.
FUELING THE OFFENSE: DaQuan Bracey has been directly responsible for 44 percent of all Louisiana Tech field goals over the last three games. Bracey has 22 field goals and 10 assists in those games.
WINLESS WHEN: Marshall is 0-8 when scoring fewer than 69 points and 14-5 when scoring at least 69.
STREAK STATS: Marshall has dropped its last five road games, scoring 62 points and allowing 82 points during those contests. Louisiana Tech has won its last 15 home games, scoring an average of 77.1 points while giving up 64.1.
DID YOU KNOW: Marshall is ranked second in Division I with an average of 76.7 possessions per game.