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March Madness begins Wednesday for Marshall men’s basketball

March Madness begins Wednesday for Marshall men’s basketball

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

March 8, 2017

For college basketball fans countrywide, the undoubtedly best time of the year is here; March Madness. March Madness is the college basketball post-season when division I programs push to make the 68-team NCAA basketball tournament. Teams either make the tournament by having a strong resumé from the...

Charlotte outlasts Herd in opening round of C-USA women’s basketball tournament

Charlotte outlasts Herd in opening round of C-USA women’s basketball tournament

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 8, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, AL – After barely qualifying for this season’s Conference USA basketball championships as the twelfth seed, the Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team fell at the hands of the Charlotte 49ers Wednesday afternoon at Bartow Arena, 71-66. The Herd came out like gangbusters...