The Parthenon

Cinderella story Herd romp into C-USA Title game with upset of La. Tech

Marshall guard Jon Elmore (33) looks for an open teammate Friday afternoon against Louisiana Tech in the Conference USA semifinal round. Marshall upset the Bulldogs, 93-77, to advance to their second-ever C-USA championship game.

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

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

Marshall guard Jon Elmore shoots a free throw in the closing moments of Thursday's Conference USA Tournament quarterfinals in Birmingham, Alabama. Marshall defeated Old Dominion 64-63 thanks to Elmore's last free throw, advancing to the semifinals for the second-straight season.

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

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

Marshall guard Jon Elmore (33) drives past a Rice defender earlier this season. Marshall ultimately fell to Rice, 89-88 on a last-second three-pointer.

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

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...

March Madness begins Wednesday for Marshall men’s basketball

Marshall guard Stevie Browing (2) shoots a three-point shot as the Herd takes on Middle Tennessee in last season's C-USA Men’s Basketball Semifinals in Birmingham, AL.

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

Marshall women's basketball head coach Matt Daniel directs his players from the sidelines in the Charleston Capital Classic last season.

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...