Marshall News Messenger sports editor Nathan Hague takes a by-the-numbers look at Marshall’s 26-7 win over the Mount Pleasant Tigers on Friday night:.
11 — Two of Marshall’s touchdowns Friday night came from 11 yards out.
7 – Dominique Williams, No. 7, currently has seven touchdowns on the year. Marshall’s offense has thrown seven interceptions this year while its defense has intercepted seven passes.
5.9 – 5.8 – The Mavericks are averaging 5.9 yards per play while their opponents are averaging 5.8.
25-of-26 – So far, Marshall kicker Buck Buchanan is 25-of-26 on extra points.
10 – Marshall has now recovered 10 fumbles on the year and scored 10 rushing touchdowns.
.500 – The Mavericks now own an overall .500 record of 4-4.