The 19 points by Elijah Pittman helped the Thundering Herd to a 79-61 cakewalk over Tulsa on January 9th. He leads the team with 14.5 points per game. For the Miners, McKenzie Moore finished with 9 points and 9 rebounds in the 66-57 win over Tulane on January 9th. He is averaging 7.3 points and 4.1 rebounds per game.
Texas-El Paso StatSmack
- Marshall is better at defending the three (32.5% allowed vs 37.4% allowed) than Texas-El Paso this season.
- Nigel Spikes is ranked 28th nationally in rebounds and 7th in C-USA in blocks.
- The Marshall steals leader (DeAndre Kane) has more steals than the Texas-El Paso steals leader (Julian Washburn).
- Marshall has a more potent offense, scoring more points (71.4 per game vs 63.5 per game) than Texas-El Paso this season.
- We make our fans proud. Marshall has a better record at home than Texas-El Paso this season (6-0 vs 5-1).
- The Marshall rebounding leader (Nigel Spikes) has more rebounds than the Texas-El Paso rebounding leader (John Bohannon).
- The Marshall assist leader (DeAndre Kane) has more assists than the Texas-El Paso assist leader (Jacques Streeter).
- Marshall is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Marshall is 78.5 inches compared to 77.5 inches for Texas-El Paso.
- DeAndre Kane is ranked 11th nationally in assists.
- Marshall embarrassed Texas-El Paso by 16 points the last time they played (Jan 04, 2012).
- Marshall is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Marshall is 214 lbs compared to 198 lbs for Texas-El Paso.