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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...

Marshall women’s basketball faces FIU in second round of C-USA Championship

Marshall women’s basketball faces FIU in second round of C-USA Championship

March 9, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall  University’s  women’s  basketball team faces Florida International University Wednesday   in  the second round of the Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship. While No. 6 Marshall (19-10, 9-9) had a first-round bye, No. 14 Florida International (2-25, 2-16) defeated the ...

Women’s basketball earns consecutive road wins, sixth seed in tournament

Women’s basketball earns consecutive road wins, sixth seed in tournament

March 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University women’s basketball closed out the regular season Saturday with a 63-53 win on the road against the University of Southern Mississippi. With victory the Herd finished the regular season with a 19-10 overall record, the best mark since the 2004-05 season, while its 9-9 conference...

Women’s basketball looks to get back on track against UAB

Christian Hisman, Reporter
February 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team will play the University of Alabama at Birmingham at the Cam Henderson Center 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The Herd enter the game on a three-game losing streak, and members of the team said they know its critical the team rediscover its winning ways with only four...

Herd women’s basketball falls to Monarchs by 22, drops to 6-8 in conference

February 23, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team lost to Old Dominion University Saturday, 77-55, in its second worst conference loss of the season The road defeat drops the Herd’s record to 16-9 overall and 6-8 in conference play. Sophomore guard Taylor Porter led the Herd in scoring with 13 ...

Women’s basketball heads to Charlotte looking to rebound from loss to WKU

Women’s basketball heads to Charlotte looking to rebound from loss to WKU

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter
February 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team is heading to Charlotte, North Carolina as it takes on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 49ers 7 p.m. Thursday in the teams’ second matchup of the season. The Herd’s (16-7, 6-6) last outing against Charlotte Jan. 21 was a tough one, as ...

Women’s basketball team looks for redemption against WKU after 29-point loss in last meeting

February 12, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University women’s basketball team takes on Western Kentucky University 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd (16-6, 6-5) lost by 29 points to the Hilltoppers (18-4, 9-2) in its Jan. 2 meeting. The loss was more than double the margin of any other loss Marshall has suffered this...

Marshall women’s basketball defeats league-leading UTEP, 79-64

Danielle Wright, Reporter
February 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University’s women’s basketball team (15-6) handed the University of Texas at El Paso (18-2) its first Conference USA loss of the season Thursday at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd defeated the Miners, 79-64, and improved its conference record to 5-5. The Miners came into the game ...

Scott powers women’s basketball road victory

Scott powers women’s basketball road victory

February 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Forward Tequila Hamilton scored the go-ahead layup with 44 seconds remaining, and the Marshall University women’s basketball team preserved a 64-61 victory Saturday on the road against the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The victory moved the Herd’s record to 14-6 overall with a 4-5 conference mar...

Women’s basketball attempts to build on latest victory during road trip

Women’s basketball attempts to build on latest victory during road trip

Christian Hisman, Reporter
January 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team will hit the road to Murfreesboro, Tennessee as it takes on Middle Tennessee State University 7:30 Thursday. This will be the team’s first game on the road following a four-game home stretch that saw the Herd go 2-2. The veteran members of the team...

Marshall women’s basketball team downs Old Dominion in snow-delayed game

Marshall women’s basketball team downs Old Dominion in snow-delayed game

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
January 26, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

After Thursday’s last-second loss to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Marshall women’s basketball coach Matt Daniel said his team needed to come out of the gate with more intensity to put itself in better position to win conference games. His team answered the call Sunday, topping Old Do...

Women’s basketball attempts to even conference record

Women’s basketball attempts to even conference record

Christian Hisman, Reporter
January 21, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team will face off against the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Cam Henderson Center. Marshall is 2-3 in the conference and 12-4 overall, while Charlotte is also 2-3 in conference play and 9-7 overall. Marshall’s most r...