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No. 6 Marshall survives against No. 11 UTEP in first round of C-USA Tournament

No. 6 Marshall survives against No. 11 UTEP in first round of C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the University of Texas at El Paso Miners in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Tournament in Frisco, Texas with a final score of 86-78. The Herd improved to 17-15 (11-8 C-USA), and the Miners capped off its season with a 17-15 (8-11...

Herd women’s basketball defeats Golden Eagles in OT in first round of C-USA Tournament

Herd women’s basketball defeats Golden Eagles in OT in first round of C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The Marshall University women’s basketball team won its first Conference USA Tournament game since 2016 Wednesday afternoon at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas after defeating the University of Southern Miss Golden Eagles 71-67 in overtime. Marshall (13-17, 8-11 C-USA) was led by junior...

Marshall ends losing skid with win over ODU

Marshall ends losing skid with win over ODU

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 12, 2019

Marshall University football snapped a two-game losing skid by rushing its way to a 31-17 victory over Old Dominion, improving to 3-3 (1-1 Conference-USA). “I am proud of our players for the way they bounced back and the level of their play,” Head Coach Doc Holliday said. “At the end of the...

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

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 15, 2019

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

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

Marshall guard Shayna Gore (14) drives to the basket during the Thundering Herd's double-overtime loss to UTEP at Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas, on Mar. 13, 2019.

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 13, 2019

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

The Rice volleyball team poses with the Conference-USA Championship trophy after defeating FIU 3-1.

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 18, 2018

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

(L-R) Marshall president Jerome Gilbert, head coach D'Antoni and C-USA commissioner Judy MacLeod stand around the C-USA Championship trophy during the post-game celebration.

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 11, 2018

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

Jannson Williams (3) and Ajdin Penava (11) high-five during introductions.. Williams and Penava each recorded double-figure scoring against Southern Miss.

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 9, 2018

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

Marco, the Marshall University mascot, holds up a sign during Marshall's quarterfinal win over UTSA.

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 9, 2018

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

Marshall guard Stevie Browning (2) guards Middle Tennessee guard Xavier Habbersham (4) Saturday night in the Conference USA men's basketball championship game. Marshall fell to the Blue Raiders 83-72.

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 12, 2017

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...