Marshall Thundering Herd (18-5, 7-3 Sun Belt) at Appalachian State Mountaineers (13-10, 6-4 Sun Belt)
Boone, N.C.; Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. ET
Bottom line: Marshall visited the Mountaineers after Andrew Taylor scored 20 points in Marshall’s 103-65 win over the Georgia Panthers.
The Mountaineers are 9-4 in home games. Appalachian ranks seventh in the Sun Belt in rebounding average of 33.3. CJ Huntley leads the Mountaineers with 6.6 rebounds.
Thundering Herd defeated Sun Belt opponents 7-3. Marshall is sixth in the Sun Belt, shooting 33.8 percent from three.
Top performer: Donovan Gregory averaged 11.9 points, 4.3 assists and 1.8 steals for the Mountaineers. Terrence Hakum is averaging 1.8 3-pointers per game for Appalachian State over his past 10 games.
Taevion Kinsey is averaging 21.3 points, 5.9 assists and 1.8 steals for the Thundering Herd. Taylor is averaging 19.0 points over Marshall’s past 10 games.
Last 10 games: Mountaineers: 6-4, averaging 67.0 points, 31.2 rebounds, 12.0 assists, 6.2 steals and 3.7 blocks on 42.1 percent shooting. Their opponents are averaging 65.2 points per game.
Thundering Herd: 7 wins and 3 losses, averaging 81.7 points, 33.4 rebounds, 17.8 assists, 9.0 steals and 5.2 blocks per game, shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 70.6 points per game.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data provided by Sportradar.