Elmore scores 38 as Marshall races past Charlotte 103-75
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore drained a career-high nine 3-pointers and finished with 38 points as Marshall raced past Charlotte 103-75 Saturday night, closing out its home slate at the Cam Henderson Center and rebounding from a loss to Old Dominion that ended a five-game win streak.
Marhsall (20-9, 11-5 Conference USA) has two road games left and ends the regular season with a trip to C-USA leader Middle Tennessee. The Thundering Herd handed Middle Tennessee its first conference loss Jan. 18.
Elmore matched his career high of 38 points set in the season opener against Tennessee-Martin. C.J. Burks added 16 points with five assists for the Herd, Darius George scored 13 and Ajdin Penava 10 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three blocks before fouling out. Marshall shot 54 percent (39 of 72) and made 16 from distance in 38 attempts.
Jon Davis led Charlotte (5-22, 1-15) with 23 points, Andrien White added 19 and Milos Supica 15. The 49ers shot 42 percent (28 of 67) with five 3s and have lost 14 in a row.