Marshall (3-6) vs. Morehead State (5-5)
Marshall returns to Morehead Monday night
Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Taevion Kinsey and Marshall will go up against Justin Thomas and Morehead State. The sophomore Kinsey is averaging 12.8 points and 6.6 assists over the last five games. Thomas, a senior, is averaging 10.2 points over the last five games.
BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: The Thundering Herd are led by Kinsey and Jarrod West. Kinsey has averaged 13.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5.3 assists while West has put up 15.1 points and 3.1 steals per game. The Eagles have been anchored by seniors Thomas and Jordan Walker. Thomas has averaged 9.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists while Walker has put up 12.9 points per game.JUMPING FOR JUSTIN: In 10 games this season, Morehead State's Thomas has shot 53.7 percent.
SLIPPING AT 73: Marshall is 0-6 when it allows at least 73 points and 3-0 when it holds opponents to less than 73.
BEHIND THE ARC: Morehead State's Walker has attempted 64 3-pointers and connected on 25 percent of them, and is 5 of 20 over his last three games.
DID YOU KNOW: Marshall is ranked second in the CUSA with an average of 76.6 possessions per game. The uptempo Thundering Herd have raised that total to 78 possessions per game over their last five games.
Here are the highlights from the last time the two played which was a game won by the Eagles 86-83.