The Parthenon

Late surge sends Southern Miss past Marshall, ends Herd’s title defense

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas – There will be a new conference champion crowned by Conference USA over the weekend.   A late push by third-seeded Southern Miss propelled the Golden Eagles to an 82-73 win over sixth-seeded and defending conference champion Marshall Thursday night in a quarterfinal match at the Con...

Marshall torches Rice to begin C-USA title defense

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas – Marshall opened on a 9-0 run and never looked back Wednesday night, laying an 82-65 shellacking on the Rice Owls in an opening round matchup at the Conference USA Championship.   “I thought we shot the ball really well,” Thundering Herd head coach Dan D’Antoni said....

Thundering Herd’s tourney run ends in first-round heartbreak

Thundering Herd’s tourney run ends in first-round heartbreak

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

FRISCO, Texas - The Marshall women’s basketball team’s C-USA Tournament run came to an end Wednesday afternoon following a 64-56 double-overtime loss in the first round to the UTEP Miners at the Ford Center. The double-overtime game was the first one to occur in the tournament since 2006. This wa...

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, SPORTS, Volleyball

The Rice University volleyball team won the Conference USA Championship Sunday with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 26-24) defeat of FIU at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington. Rice established a 24-6 overall season win-loss record (12-2 C-USA) and was the No. 1 seed coming into the tournament. Rice beat...

CHAMPS AT LAST

CHAMPS AT LAST

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas — After 31 years of anticipation, the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team earned a bid to the ‘Big Dance’—the NCAA Tournament—Saturday night after defeating the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at the Ford Center at the Star. The Herd’s down to the wire, 67-66 v...

One game away: Herd earns rematch with WKU for NCAA berth

One game away: Herd earns rematch with WKU for NCAA berth

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas—Junior guard Jon Elmore scored a team-high 26 points Friday afternoon as Marshall men’s basketball accomplished a decisive 85-75 semifinal win against Southern Miss at the Ford Center at The Star. With the win, the Herd advances to its second-straight Conference USA Championship Game ...

Won, not done: One down, two to go for Herd men’s hoops

Won, not done: One down, two to go for Herd men’s hoops

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

FRISCO, Texas—Thundering Herd men’s basketball advanced to its third-straight Conference USA Tournament semifinal round Thursday night at the Ford Center at the Star, with a 95-81 defeat of the UTSA Roadrunners. The Herd will face Southern Miss Friday at 12:30 p.m. CST (1:30 p.m. EST), as ...

Clock strikes midnight on Herd’s magical season as MTSU repeats as C-USA champs

Clock strikes midnight on Herd’s magical season as MTSU repeats as C-USA champs

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 12, 2017


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

BIRMINGHAM, AL – After doing what some considered unthinkable and reaching the Conference USA championship game, the Marshall magic ran out Saturday night as Middle Tennessee took home the hardware thanks to an 83-72 wire-to-wire win. The Herd were never able to get off the schnide offensively agai...

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 ...

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...