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Former men’s basketball player Elmore to continue career overseas

Former men’s basketball player Elmore to continue career overseas

Sydney Shelton, Contributor

August 6, 2019

Former Marshall guard Jon Elmore signed with Pallacanestro Triste of Lega Basket Serie A in Triste, Italy. LBA is the highest level of basketball in Italy. “It is a dream come true,” Elmore said. “I get paid to wake up everyday and go do what I love. I grew up at Marshall and I think it’s...

Thundering Herd routs Green Bay, stampedes to CIT title

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

April 5, 2019

At the end of each season, there are four NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams that take home a piece of hardware.   Marshall ensured it was one of those teams with a 50-point second half Thursday night, using an extended run in the second half to defeat the Green Bay Phoenix, 90-70, to...

Elmore breaks Marshall scoring record, Herd edges IUPUI

Elmore breaks Marshall scoring record, Herd edges IUPUI

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019

Marshall’s season will continue at least one more game, as the Thundering Herd defeated the visiting IUPUI Jaguars Tuesday night in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament, 78-73, in front of 3,725 fans inside the Cam Henderson Center.   “Our MVP, besides Jon, was...

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....

Elmore’s engagement, double-double end regular season with Herd win

Elmore’s engagement, double-double end regular season with Herd win

Millard Stickler, Reporter

March 10, 2019

Marshall’s senior day began slowly Saturday afternoon in the Cam Henderson Center but the Thundering Herd shook off the early nerves to defeat Florida Atlantic, 76-61, erasing a 17-point first half deficit in the process. “Obviously (it’s) a little emotional again,” Marshall head basketball...

Herd clinches sixth with blowout win over FIU

Herd clinches sixth with blowout win over FIU

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Although five Florida International Panthers players scored in double figures Wednesday evening during its matchup against the Marshall Thundering Herd, it wasn’t enough for them to seal the deal as the Herd had five players score in double figures as well to defeat the Panthers, 94-78, at the Cam...

Herd men’s basketball prepares for high-octane rematch against Panthers

Herd men’s basketball prepares for high-octane rematch against Panthers

Millard Stickler, Reporter

March 5, 2019

As Marshall prepares for its Wednesday night game against FIU inside the Cam Henderson Center, head coach Dan D’Antoni said he expects a high-scoring, fast-paced game. “We are basically guarding ourselves,” D’Antoni said. “It was a great game here the first time. (FIU has) explosive guards. They pl...

Brooks-Harris, Dillon use redshirt season to improve on, off court

Brooks-Harris, Dillon use redshirt season to improve on, off court

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 26, 2019

Not everyone can score 1,000 points or more during their high school basketball career and expect to receive an NCAA Division I scholarship to a top university. Freshmen Cam Brooks-Harris and Jeremy Dillon achieved this dream and found their fate at Marshall University under one of the school’s most...

Herd men’s basketball to open C-USA Bonus Play at Louisiana Tech

Herd men’s basketball to open C-USA Bonus Play at Louisiana Tech

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 26, 2019

 Following a 12-day hiatus from basketball games, the Marshall men’s basketball team is set to head to Louisiana Tech and North Texas once again to start out its last two away game series of conference bonus play.  Sophomore guard Jarrod West said that the days off from games has helped the Herd work hard dur...

Thundering Herd prepares for C-USA Bonus Play

Thundering Herd prepares for C-USA Bonus Play

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 19, 2019

Following its crucial win against Middle Tennessee Saturday afternoon, the Marshall men’s basketball team is sitting in the seventh seed in pod two for conference Bonus Play.  Marshall (14-13, 7-7 C-USA) is set to take on its revenge game against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (17-10, 7-7 C-USA) on Feb. 2...