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Jevon Carter scored 28 points, Lamont West added 18 off the bench and West Virginia overwhelmed its in-state rival beating Marshall 94-71 on Sunday night in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament.
No. 16 seed UMBC is in uncharted territory. And history doesn't bode well for No. 13 seed Marshall. But both teams already have defied big odds to reach the second round. What's one more win?
UMBC pulled the upset of upsets in the opening round. Do the Retrievers -- or any of the lower seeds -- plan on a second act?
West Virginia and Marshall played every year for almost 40 years in Charleston, and some hard feelings lingered after the series was canceled.
The Thundering Herd became the second No. 13 seed in as many days to pull off a major upset, holding off the No. 4-seeded Shockers down the stretch.
After 20 games, just 347 of our 17.3 million brackets remain perfect due in large part to Marshall's surprising win over Wichita State.
Jon Elmore scored 27 points and Jarrod West hit a huge 3-pointer with three minutes left to help No. 13 seed Marshall topple fourth-seeded Wichita State 81-75 Friday in the East Region.
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(13) Marshall beats (4) Wichita State to pick up the first NCAA Tournament win in school history as Jon Elmore matches a school NCAA Tournament record with 27 points (Cebe Price in 1956). The last Marshall player to score 25 or more points in the NCAA Tournament was Mike D'Antoni in 1972. Mike's brother Dan now coaches Marshall. Oh, Mike coaches, too.
Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer
No. 13 Marshall wins outright 81-75 over No. 4 Wichita State as a 13-point underdog. Wow. Biggest upset of the tourney so far.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Marshall is giving Wichita State all it can handle here in San Diego, but this might only be a preview of what is to come from the Thundering Herd. They'll return their top nine scorers next season.
Reigning champ North Carolina and trendy favorite Michigan State begin their tournament runs, while New Mexico State, Butler and Murray State look to become this year's Cinderellas.
Jon Elmore scored 20 of his 27 points after halftime, and Marshall is going to its first NCAA tournament since 1987 after a 67-66 win over Western Kentucky in the Conference USA championship.
Jon Elmore scored 26 points and drained a timely 3-pointer after a seemingly comfortable lead disappeared to hold off Southern Miss 85-75 in the Conference USA semifinals on Friday and advance to the championship game for the second-straight year.
C.J. Burks scored 29 points, Ajdin Penava posted a double-double and No. 4 seed Marshall beat fifth-seeded UT San Antonio 95-81 in a Conference USA Conference quarterfinal game Thursday night.
Jon Elmore scored 23 points and Marshall swept two games from No. 24 Middle Tennessee with a 76-67 win on Saturday night.
Chris Cokley scored 23 points, William Lee added 15 and pulled down 14 rebounds and UAB romped past Marshall 91-77 on Thursday night, playing its first home game since February 10.
Jon Elmore drained a career-high nine 3-pointers and finished with 38 points as Marshall raced past Charlotte 103-75 Saturday night, closing out its home slate at the Cam Henderson Center and rebounding from a loss to Old Dominion that ended a...
Brandan Stith scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Randy Haynes added 20 points with four 3-pointers and second-place Old Dominion beat fourth-place Marshall 84-79 on Thursday night to win its sixth straight and sweep the season series against...
C.J. Burks sank a layup with a second to go for the win as Marshall edged North Texas 74-72 on Saturday afternoon.
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.
Jon Elmore tallied 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists and Ajdin Penava notched his 12th double-double of the season to guide Marshall to a 79-68 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.