Scores

Final

Marshall 110

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, November 16, 2008

    Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

    1 2 T
    WVTU 28 2957
    MRSH 49 61110

    Top Performers

    W. Virginia Tech: S. Robertson 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    Marshall: M. Humphrey 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Marshall 110, WVU Tech 57

    Associated Press

    HUNTINGTON, W.V. -- Shaquille Johnson scored 19 points to pace Marshall in a 110-57 blowout of West Virginia Tech on Sunday in its season opener.

    Johnson was one of five Thundering Herd players to score in double figures, as Markel Humphrey and Chris Lutz added 14 each. Johnson also hit 4 of 5 from behind the arc.

    Sam Robertson scored 24 points and Victor McGee added 12 for the Golden Bears, who counted the game as an exhibition.

    After taking a 21-point lead into halftime, the Thundering Herd outscored the Golden Bears 61-29 in the second half and shot 60.5 percent (23 of 38) from the field in the frame. Marshall also capitalized on 23 turnovers and grabbed 34 defensive rebounds compared to 16 for the Golden Bears in the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WVTU
    MRSH
    Points 57 110
    FG Made-Attempted 23-67 (.343) 40-74 (.541)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-18 (.222) 10-22 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-10 (.700) 20-32 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 53

    2008-09 Season

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