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Men’s basketball attempts to build on record win streak on the road at Charlotte

Men’s basketball attempts to build on record win streak on the road at Charlotte

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

The Marshall University men’s basketball team will take on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte away from home Thursday at 7 p.m. The Herd is on a five game win streak entering the contest. Conversely, Charlotte has only one win in conference play through five games and has a 4-13 overall...

Women’s basketball team rolls over Rice Owls with 29-point victory

January 19, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team put on a show in front of new university president Jerome Gilbert Saturday as it dominated Rice University 81-52 to achieve its largest margin of victory over a Conference USA opponent in its 11 seasons as a member. The Herd (12-4, 2-3) were led by senior forw...

Women’s basketball team looks to remain undefeated against Alabama A&M

Ishmael Witten, reporter
December 4, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

  The Marshall University women’s basketball team looks to remain undefeated this season as it hosts Alabama A&M University Saturday. The contest will put two contrastable teams against one another in terms of both win-loss records and overall experience. While the Thundering Herd...

Women’s basketball team defeats Rhode Island, improves to 3-0

Ishmael Witten, reporter
November 19, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

  On a team loaded with younger talent, it was the veterans who stole the show for Marshall University’s women’s basketball in Wednesday’s 72-62 victory over the University of Rhode Island. With the win, the Herd improves to 3-0 on the season, while the Rams fall to 0-2. Senior Leah...

Women’s basketball takes on Rhode Island as it attempts to remain undefeated

Women’s basketball takes on Rhode Island as it attempts to remain undefeated

Ishmael Witten, reporter
November 18, 2015
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

  The Marshall University women’s basketball team looks to continue its recent success Wednesday when the University of Rhode Island Rams visit the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd won its first two games of the season, defeating Morehead State University in a closely contested season opener...

Hamilton juggles basketball and parenting

Hamilton juggles basketball and parenting

Ishmael Witten, reporter
November 6, 2015
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

  Student athletes have a lot on their plate – from school, to sports and even friends. For Marshall University women’s basketball player Talequia Hamilton, mother can be added to the list as well. Hamilton is the mother of a healthy eight-month-old boy named Trent. Despite everything...

Women’s basketball team dominates in exhibition opener

Imani Spradley, reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

  Marshall University women’s basketball team defeated Kentucky Christian University Wednesday 113-36 in its first and only exhibition game of the preseason. Head coach Matt Daniel said  while he was pleased with the team’s 77-point victory, but the big win is not what he cares about. Daniels...

Women’s basketball team enters season with new roster

Ishmael Witten, reporter
October 29, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized, Women's Basketball

  After losing three major contributors from last year’s team, Marshall University’s women’s basketball team will look to younger talent to replace the loss production. Of the 16 players on the roster, eight are freshman and two have yet to play a game for the Herd — leaving only six...