Marshall cuts well and uses his blockers. He's disciplined and runs with great effort, toughness and desire. The extended playing time and a year of practice has given him a solid understanding of what the Ducks are trying to do offensively and what his role is as the ball carrier. Seeing the holes, making the right reads will allow Marshall to play faster as a sophomore.
■ The basketball team got their first commit for the class of 2014, point guard Casey Benson out of Tempe, AZ.
■ How much playing time will De'Anthony get this year? Dale Newton would like to see more.