NCAA Basketball

Marshall Thundering Herd (20-15)


Sat. 3/4 Wed. 3/8 Thu. 3/9 Fri. 3/10 Sat. 3/11
vs. NorTx 
W 106-104
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vs. FlaAtl 
W 89-74
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@ ODU 
W 64-63
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@ LaTech 
W 93-77
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@ MiddTn 
L 72-83
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Middle Tennessee wins Conference USA title

(TSX / STATS) -- Giddy Potts had 30 points and eight rebounds, leading Middle Tennessee to an 83-72 victory over Marshall in the championship game of the Conference USA tournament Saturday at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala.

JoCorey Williams had 17 points and six rebounds for top-seeded Middle Tennessee (30-4), which earned its third NCAA Tournament bid in five years.

C.J. Burks scored 16 points for sixth-seeded Marshall (20-15). Stevie Browning scored 14 points while Austin Loop and Jon Elmore scored 12 points apiece.

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Leaders
Points: J. Elmore19.7
Rebounds: R. Taylor8.4
Assists: J. Elmore5.9
FG%: S. Browning45.4%
FT%: J. Elmore80.7%
3P%: A. Loop44.1%
Steals: S. Browning1.1
Blocks: R. Taylor1.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 North Carolina33-7
6 Kentucky32-6
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-6
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 North Carolina33-7
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Oregon33-6
4 Kansas31-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 South Carolina26-11
7 Arizona32-5
8 Villanova32-4
9 UCLA31-5
10 Florida27-9
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Middle Tennessee 17-1 31-5
Louisiana Tech 14-4 23-10
Old Dominion 12-6 19-12
UTEP 12-6 15-17
Rice 11-7 23-12
Marshall 10-8 20-15
UAB 9-9 17-16
Western Kentucky 9-9 15-17
UTSA 8-10 14-19
Charlotte 7-11 13-17
Florida Atlantic 6-12 10-20
Southern Miss 6-12 9-22
FIU 3-15 7-24
North Texas 2-16 8-22
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