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Marshall names new women’s basketball coach

Staff Reports
March 17, 2017
Filed under MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University Women’s basketball team took very little time finding a new coach; former associate head coach Tony Kemper was promoted to fill the vacancy. The announcement, which came just before noon, was made by Mike Hamrick. It is five days after Matt Daniel announced his resignation...

Matt Daniel resigns as women’s basketball coach

Matt Daniel resigns as women’s basketball coach

Staff Reports
March 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

Marshall women’s basketball coach Matt Daniel has resigned, the team announced Sunday morning. Daniel has spent the last five season at the helm of the women’s team, guiding them to 71 combined wins and a trip to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament last season. Under his guidance, the...

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...

Column: Herd women’s basketball needs answers fast

Joseph Ashley, Assistant Sports Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under MUTV, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

After losing four straight games, The Marshall University women’s basketball team needs to find a way to bounce back into the winning column. The issue may be pinpointing exactly what the trouble may be, and as the season has progressed, the fault may be inexperience. There has been no specific...

Herd women’s basketball drop fourth straight game

Kaitlyn Shouse, Reporter
February 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team dropped their fourth straight game Saturday after falling to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, 78-64. The Herd started the first quarter trailing the Hilltoppers 5-0 before sophomore guard Shayna Gore converted a 3-pointer on an assist by senior guard...

Herd women’s basketball loses heartbreaker to Southern Miss

Herd women’s basketball loses heartbreaker to Southern Miss

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team lost a heartbreaker Thursday night at the Cam Henderson Center against Southern Miss. The Golden Eagles erased as much as a 21 point deficit, and scored 34 points in the final quarter to knock of the Herd by a final score of 82-78. With the loss, Marshall...

Marshall basketball teams look to rebound Saturday against UAB

Marshall basketball teams look to rebound Saturday against UAB

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
January 13, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

After suffering losses Thursday night to Middle Tennessee, both the Marshall University men’s and women’s basketball teams look to rebound on Saturday vs UAB. With Conference USA scheduling, both the men’s and women’s teams play the same school on the same day during conference play, with one...

Column: Basketball season can’t come soon enough

Jacob Griffith, Assistant Sports Editor, Reporter
October 31, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

When the final whistle blew in Hattiesburg this past Saturday, one thing was clear: Marshall’s football season is over. Okay, it’s not officially over. The Herd still have four more games left on the slate. But, at 2-6 overall, if the Thundering Herd lose one more game, they won’t have any...

Men’s, women’s basketball set for Conference USA Media Days

Staff Reports
October 24, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

With the 2016-2017 basketball season on the horizon, the Marshall men’s and women’s programs will take center stage Tuesday afternoon for the annual Conference USA Media Days. The Tuesday slate looks to be jam-packed, with men’s head coach Dan D’Antoni kicking off the Marshall press conferences...

Women’s basketball struggles offensively in semifinal loss

Bradley Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor
March 13, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University’s women’s basketball team couldn’t keep its upset bid alive in the Conference USA Tournament semifinals Friday as it was flummoxed by Middle Tennessee State University’s defense falling 69-41. Throughout the contest, the Herd offense struggled to create quality looks offensively,...

Women’s basketball team knocks off WKU, moves on to conference semifinals

March 11, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University’s women’s basketball team defeated Western Kentucky University, 66-63, Friday in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament. With the win, the Herd advances to the conference semifinals. Despite C-USA Player of the Year Kendall Noble recording the first triple-doubl...

Marshall women’s basketball team rolls over FIU, advances to quarterfinals

Marshall women’s basketball team rolls over FIU, advances to quarterfinals

March 10, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University’s women’s basketball team defeated Florida International University, 76-44, Wednesday and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament. The victory represented a team-best performance in several categories for the Herd this season. The 32-point margin of vi...