Mar 11, 2014
NCAA: Marshall 63, FAU 59
Chris Thomas scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the 14th-seeded Marshall Thundering Herd narrowly edged out the 11th-seeded Florida Atlantic Owls, 63-59, in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament at Don Haskins Center.
The News Tribune
GAME NOTES: The Texas-El Paso Miners will try to continue their reign atop the Conference USA standings on Thursday night when they welcome the Florida Atlantic Owls to the Don Haskins Center.
The Daily News Journal
Jones' career high leads Blue Raiders to victory
Despite a late second-half surge by Florida Atlantic, MTSU's men's basketball team escaped with a 67-63 victory thanks to a career night by senior Shawn Jones on Thursday evening at FAU Arena in Conference USA action.
GAME NOTES: On opposite ends of the spectrum, the Florida Atlantic Owls and Louisiana Tech Bulldogs begin play in their Conference USA schedules by squaring off against each other on Thursday evening.