Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

Best 2018 NCAA tournament title value bets

Best 2018 NCAA tournament title value bets

It was announced that Marshall would play Wichita State in its first game of the NCAA Tournament.

The matchup between the Herd and the Shockers will take place at 1:30 p.m. ET on Friday in San Diego, Calif.

Marshall Athletics invited the public to the Henderson Center Sunday evening to celebrate Herd men's hoops' Conference USA title and watch the selection show that determined the Thundering Herd's NCAA Tournament destiny in the opening round. Assistant Donnie Jones was on staff at Marshall as well for six years under current Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan, he was also head coach from 2007-10.

In four seasons in Huntington, Jones was 55-41. This season, Wichita State had notable road wins against then No. 5 Cincinnati and No. 16 Baylor.

Saturday's win over the Hilltoppers marked the first conference championship for the Herd since Marshall defeated Davidson, 66-64, in the Southern Conference championship on March 7, 1987.

The Shockers were 24-6 (14-4 in-conference) in the regular season, and lost to the University of Houston in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament.

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Wins over Clemson, North Carolina and Florida impressed the Selection Committee, though, so the Noles are in the field of 68. Florida St starts a smaller lineup with two 6'8 guys followed by 6'5, 6'4 and 6'1 front court.

In December, San Diego State used money from a university foundation to pay for the football team's trip to the Armed Forces Bowl in Texas, one of the states on the list. "That game should be played for West Virginians".

When Marshall last appeared in the NCAA Tournament, D'Antoni was coaching at Socastee High School. Marshall vs Wichita State tv channel schedule is on TNT stream.

If both West Virginia and Marshall win, they would meet in the Round of 32 in San Diego on Sunday. In 2013, Wichita State played in the Final Four. Organizers and basketball fans say besides the games, they're excited for Wichita to be on the national stage. (13 points per game).

Elmore is the first player to average 22 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists since Penny Hardaway during the 1992-93 season. Marshall basketball yields 78.8 points per game against the opposing teams.

Sophomore guard Landry Shamet leads an offense that averages 83.0 points per game, good for a top-20 spot in the nation.

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