Marshall Basketball: Burks scores career-high 36 in win

C.J. Burks scored 36 in Marshall's 93-80 win over Rice Thursday night.

HOUSTON (WCHS-TV/WVAH-TV) - C.J. Burks scored a career-high 36 points Thursday night as Marshall topped Rice in Conference-USA play by a 93-80 final.

Burks was aided in the scoring department by Jon Elmore's 28.

Marshall improved to 18-8 with the win and 9-4 in C-USA play.

The Herd will meet up North Texas on Saturday as its second Texas two-step trip in the span of three weeks continues.

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