The Marshall men's basketball team signed a pair of junior college transfers Wednesday, the university announced. Guard Justin Edmonds from Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio, and power forward Cheikh Sane from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, will join the team this coming season.
Edmonds is a 6-foot-4, 205-pound guard from Albion, Mich. He averaged 18.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists this past season in 15 games before he suffered a knee injury. As a freshman, Edmonds scored in double figures in all but three games while averaging a team-leading 18.8 points per game and was named first team All-Ohio Community College Athletic Conference and First Team All-Region XII.
Sane is a 6-9, 217-pound power forward originally from Dakar, Senegal. He averaged 10.4 points and 9.0 rebounds per game while shooting 53.8 percent from the field. He was an All-Region 18 and All-Scenic West Athletic Conference first team selection.
Edmonds and Sane join Shawn Smith, a 6-6, 220-pound forward at City College of San Francisco who signed with the Thundering Herd in November.