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No. 16 Marshall wins 42-14 on plane crash's 50th anniversary


November 15, 2020

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Quarterback Grant Wells grew up knowing the story of Marshall football. The 1970 plane crash. The university's decision to continue playing. The winning years that eventually would come.

And the importance of representing the school and honoring the fallen on the crash's silver anniversary.

The redshirt freshman threw a season-high five touchdown passes and No. 16 Marshall commemorated the 50th anniversary of the worst disaster in U.S. sports history with a 42-14 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday.

"We knew that this game was going to mean so much to this f...

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