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Cinderella story Herd romp into C-USA Title game with upset of La. Tech

Cinderella story Herd romp into C-USA Title game with upset of La. Tech

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

BIRMINGHAM, AL – As the Marshall men’s basketball team huddled just seconds before Friday’s Conference USA semifinals tipped off, senior guard Stevie Browning shouted to his teammates, “We aren’t going home today!” The task was tall, the opponent, Louisiana Tech, was skilled, but as has been ...

Elmore’s free throw helps Herd sneak past ODU in C-USA quarterfinals

Elmore’s free throw helps Herd sneak past ODU in C-USA quarterfinals

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Despite letting a 15-point lead slip through their grasp, the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team rallied late in the second half Thursday night to take down the Old Dominion Monarchs, 64-63 in the Conference USA quarterfinals. The Herd raced out to a quick lead as ...

Potential for Marshall baseball stadium among proposals

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Softball, SPORTS

Marshall baseball technically has three home fields, but none on or even near campus. With a recent proposal by the city of Huntington, Marshall baseball may have a field in the not-too-distant future. The city of Huntington is looking to transform several former industrial properties between Third Avenue...

Browning-led Herd throttle Owls, advance to C-USA quarterfinals

Browning-led Herd throttle Owls, advance to C-USA quarterfinals

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

BIRMINGHAM, AL – To paraphrase the old saying, those who do not learn history end up repeating it. On Wednesday night, that saying proved to be true for the Florida Atlantic Owls, as the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team ran roughshod over them, again, ultimately picking up the w...

March Madness begins Wednesday for Marshall men’s basketball

March Madness begins Wednesday for Marshall men’s basketball

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Conference USA Tournament, SPORTS

For college basketball fans countrywide, the undoubtedly best time of the year is here; March Madness. March Madness is the college basketball post-season when division I programs push to make the 68-team NCAA basketball tournament. Teams either make the tournament by having a strong resumé from the...

Charlotte outlasts Herd in opening round of C-USA women’s basketball tournament

Charlotte outlasts Herd in opening round of C-USA women’s basketball tournament

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Showcase, SPORTS

BIRMINGHAM, AL – After barely qualifying for this season’s Conference USA basketball championships as the twelfth seed, the Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team fell at the hands of the Charlotte 49ers Wednesday afternoon at Bartow Arena, 71-66. The Herd came out like gangbusters...

Marshall men’s basketball wins thriller over North Texas

Patrick O’Leary, Reporter
March 5, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

The Marshall University men’s basketball team won a thriller Saturday on senior night over North Texas by a final score of 106-104. The game featured nine lead changes, including the final scoring change with senior Ryan Taylor’s layup with 6.9 seconds to go to give Marshall the lead. The Herd was...

Herd women’s basketball drops final home game to Charlotte

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
February 25, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team fell Saturday afternoon in its final game this season in the Cam Henderson Center by a score of 89-75 to the Charlotte 49ers. The loss marked the eighth straight defeat for the Herd. Charlotte meanwhile snapped a four-game losing streak of its own in...

Herd women’s basketball falls at home to Old Dominion

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Streaks continued Thursday night at the Cam Henderson Center as the Marshall University women’s basketball team lost to the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs 94-85. The loss continues the woes for Matt Daniel’s team, as the Herd has now lost seven in a row. Old Dominion meanwhile has now won three straight...

Herd swimming and diving prepares for Conference USA Championships

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

The Marshall University swimming and diving team prepares for the Conference USA Championships beginning on Wednesday in Atlanta, Georgia. The meet runs from Wednesday to Saturday and takes place at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. The Conference USA has six swimming and diving teams. Marshall will be...

Herd track and field readies for Conference USA Indoor Championships

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, WEEKEND WATCH

The Marshall University track and field team will compete in the 2017 Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18-19 in Birmingham, Alabama. The meet will feature 13 Conference USA teams, as all 14 conference schools but Old Dominion have a track and field program....