The Marshall Thundering Herd made their way to the C-USA Championship game after blowing out Central Florida on Friday night, but at halftime in the Championship Game they are on the way to being blown out by the Memphis Tigers. The Tigers hold a 45-27 lead at the half way point, as they have dominated Marshall on the boards; out-rebounding them 18-9 so far.
The Thundering Herd has struggled to slow down the Memphis offense as the Tigers made all but one of their free throws in the first half. Guard Joe Jackson leads Memphis is scoring with 11 points while Will Barton and Wesley Witherspoon have both picked up nine points in the first half.
Marshall has struggled to sink their three-pointers, shooting just 25 percent from beyond the arc. DeAndre Kane is providing the majority of the offense for the Herd in the first half picking up 12 points and 6 rebounds, while the next highest scorer is Shaquille Johnson with just five points.