Savannah Wheeler scored 20 points and Kristen Mayo added 18 as the Herd women's basketball team earned its first-ever regular season win over Western Kentucky in an 81-54 rout at Cam Henderson Center on Thursday.

In what has become one of Conference USA's top rivalries, Marshall and Western Kentucky renew acquaintances twice this week as part of a home-and-home men's basketball series that will draw plenty of attention.

Shooting woes plagued Marshall's women's basketball team and Charlotte used a 19-3 run in the third quarter to earn a 75-54 win over the Herd at Halton Arena in Charlotte on Friday.