Originally written on The Mid-Majority  |  Last updated 10/29/14
Game #8-322: Marshall Thundering Herd at Belmont BruinsDecember 29, 2011 8:00 pmCurb Events CenterBBState Stats/RecapWhen discussing the Red Line with "others," they often like to point out a perceived grey area in the separation. "Well, what about a team like...Marshall? You're telling me they are a major program and, say, Temple, isn't?" person remarks. Well, yes. Even though Marshall hasn't made an NCAA appearance since 1987 -- and even though they've been classified below the Red Line before -- there is still a distinct difference with the other guys. But during last Thursday's game against Belmont, the difference between mid-major and high-major had nothing to do with the near-million dollar gap in the two teams' budgets. Justin Coleman, a Marshall guard, is a seriously talented basketball player. As the mixtapes on YouTube display, the kid's got bounce -- uncanny athletic ability. That talent earned him a scholarship offer to...
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