Marshall Basketball: Elmore will return and gets additional season

Jon Elmore will be back to Marshall for the 2017-18 season and possibly the year after.

Talk about a great day for Marshall University basketball.

First, standout Jon Elmore announced he would be coming back for the 2017-18 season after exploring his NBA Draft possibilities.

Then, he learned on Wednesday he's been granted an additional season by the NCAA.

Meaning the former Kanawha Valley star and West Virginia Player of the Year could play four full seasons for the Herd.

Elmore averaged close to 20 points and six assists per game this season in helping Dan D'Antoni's Herd reach the Conference USA Tournament title game.

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