The Herd (1-1) was led by Chukwuka Ezeigbo, who, in her first career start, posted team-highs in points (12), rebounds (eight) and blocked shots (seven). The Sycamores (2-0) were paced by Rachael Mann with a game-high 18 points and 12 rebounds.
MU VOLLEYBALL: Marshall junior Laura Der was named to the All-Conference USA volleyball first team, the league announced Tuesday.
Der, an outside hitter for the Thundering Herd, is the first Marshall player to receive first-team honors since Elizabeth Herman in 2010.
Middle blocker Jillian Shemanski was also announced as a member of the All-Conference USA freshman team.
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