Preview: Marshall

The Herd lose four starters, but have enough incoming talent to surprise

Updated: October 11, 2013, 11:05 AM ET
By Joey Berlin | ESPN Insider

PittmanSpruce Derden/USA TODAY SportsMarshall forward Elijah Pittman (16.1 points per game) is the only returning starter.

Marshall Thundering Herd

2012-13: 13-19 (6-10)
In-conference offense: .998 points per possession (9th)
In-conference defense: 1.09 points per possession (11th)

Coach Tom Herrion is likely grateful for the opportunity to start fresh this season. And who can blame him after a much-anticipated season in 2012-13 turned into a 13-19 nightmare for the Thundering Herd? Four starters are gone, including star guard DeAndre Kane, who transferred to Iowa State.

SPONSORED HEADLINES

MORE MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM