Marshall Basketball: Blazing past the Blazers; UAB falls to Herd

Going into its final six games of the season, Marshall was to enjoy the luxury of having four of those at home.

They took advantage of home court on Thursday with a big Conference USA win over UAB.

The Herd avenged a loss from earlier in the season by knocking off the Blazers, 74-59.

Jon Elmore led the way for Marshall with 25 points while Ryan Taylor scored 17.

Marshall improved to 15-11 on the season and 8-5 in C-USA.

Next comes a big matchup with Middle Tennessee on Saturday evening at the Henderson Center.

The game tips at 6 p.m. and will air live on WVAH-TV/FOX 11.

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