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Zips win against Marshall men’s hoops, 85-73

Zips win against Marshall men’s hoops, 85-73

Brigham Warf, Reporter

December 5, 2019

Akron’s dominate performance in rebounding against Marshall Wednesday night led the Zips to an 85-73 win at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd was out rebounded 44-28, but the smallest player on the court was the one who led the Zips scoring. Junior Loren Cristian Jackson, who is 5-foot-8, led all...

Athlete of the Week: Iran Bennett, Men’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Iran Bennett, Men’s Basketball

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

December 3, 2019

ABOUT IRAN BENNETT: Position: Forward Class:  Redshirt sophomore Height: 6’9 Weight: 299 lbs LAST WEEK’S RESULTS: vs. University of Florida 16 PTS, 6 REB, 1 BLK,  1   STL Marshall University men’s basketball redshirt sophomore forward Iran Bennett earns this week’s athlete of the week af...

Herd men’s basketball shows dominance over Howard, picks up second win

Herd men’s basketball shows dominance over Howard, picks up second win

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

 The Marshall University men’s basketball team picked up its second win of the season on Thursday evening against the Howard University Bison with a final score of 91-63. Marshall Head Coach Dan D’Antoni picked up his 98th win. “It was a good ball game,” D’Antoni said. “I thought we ...

Men’s basketball fall in battle with College of Charleston

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

November 21, 2019

Losing its third straight contest, the Marshall University men’s basketball team was defeated 76-66 by the College of Charleston at the Cam Henderson Center on Nov. 19. “Defensively, we’re still playing good enough to win,” Head Coach Dan D’Antoni said. “We’ve just got to find rhythm...

Toledo’s 3-point shooting launch the Rockets past Herd

Toledo’s 3-point shooting launch the Rockets past Herd

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 10, 2019

The Toledo Rockets shot the lights out at the Cam Henderson Center Sunday afternoon propelling them past the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team 96-70. “Obviously they (Toledo) shot the tar out of it, especially early,” Head Coach Dan D’Antoni said after the loss. Toledo caught...

Herd men’s basketball opens 2019-2020 season with win over RMU

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

The Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the Robert Morris University Colonials with a final score of 67-60 on Thursday evening at the Cam Henderson Center. Junior guard Jarrod West led the Herd in points with 20. Sophomore guard Taevion Kinsey followed behind with 12 and junior forward...

Herd men’s hoops season ranked 11th in preseason coaches’ poll, season preview

Herd men’s hoops season ranked 11th in preseason coaches’ poll, season preview

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 5, 2019

Head Coach Dan D’Antoni’s team may have lost leading scorers Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks to professional basketball, but with the returns and the new faces of Marshall University basketball, the goals remain the same for the 2019-2020 basketball season. “We always try to win the NCAA tournament,...

In-state players to assist Herd in upcoming season

In-state players to assist Herd in upcoming season

Mike Dotson, Reporter

November 5, 2019

Marshall University men’s basketball will begin its 2019-2020 season with the most in-state players the team has seen in recent years. After a successful season last year and a CIT championship, the Herd is going to be coming out looking for a repeat of last season, or even better, with a Conference ...

Cam Henderson floor gets face lift

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 24, 2019

The Cam Henderson Center’s floor received a makeover that features a mix of new and old Thundering Herd logos to create a fresh design.  “Coach D’Antoni likes to use the retro look on a lot of Marshall basketball pieces,” Associate Athletic Director Jeff O’Malley said. “We came up with the design that we believe is ...

Men’s basketball completes 2019-2020 schedule with release of non-conference games

Men’s basketball completes 2019-2020 schedule with release of non-conference games

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

Marshall men’s basketball publicized its 15-game non-conference schedule of the 2019-2020 season Monday.   There will be nine home games, five away games and one at a neutral site. The nine home games include the two exhibitions against Glenville State and Rio Grande (Ohio). The Herd begins ...

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...