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Thundering Herd routs Green Bay, stampedes to CIT title

At the end of each season, there are four NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams that take home a piece of hardware.

Marshall ensured it was one of those teams with a 50-point second half Thursday night, using an extended run in the second half to defeat the Green Bay Phoenix, 90-70, to win the Postseason Tournament in front of a frenzied crowd at the Cam Henderson Center.

“We haven’t played in front of a crowd like that since we played at Michigan State and Creighton,” Green Bay head coach Linc Darner said. “It seemed like once they made a run in the second half we sunk into panic mode.