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Behind the scenes of the unsung hero of Marshall men’s basketball

Behind the scenes of the unsung hero of Marshall men’s basketball

Staff Report

January 21, 2020

Normally athletes and coaches dominate the headlines for the Marshall Univeristy men’s basketball team, but the director of the men’s basketball operations provides a different hero to the story. Despite not being recognized for his importance, Neal Scaggs, the director of operations, has remained...

Athlete of the Week: Taevion Kinsey, Men’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Taevion Kinsey, Men’s Basketball

Staff Report

January 21, 2020

Position: Guard Class: Sophomore Height: 6’5 Weight: 185 lbs. Hometown: Columbus, Ohio RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK:  29 points, 11 rebounds vs. Charlotte (77-75, L) 18 points, 4 assists vs. Old Dominion (68-67, W) After leading the Marshall University basketball team in scorin...

Men’s Basketball prepares for matchup against WKU

Men’s Basketball prepares for matchup against WKU

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

January 21, 2020

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team looks to start a winning streak as it plays the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Thursday night and travels to Bowling Green, KY for a rematch with the Hilltoppers, its Conference USA travel partner, Saturday night.   The Herd is entering the week with a 9-10 reco...

Herd men’s basketball survives against the Monarchs, 68-67

Herd men’s basketball survives against the Monarchs, 68-67

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 19, 2020

The Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs with the final score of 68-67 Saturday evening at the Cam Henderson Center. Coming off of two previous losses to UAB and Charlotte, the Herd made a comeback and improved its record to 9-10 (3-3 Conference USA) overall. “My...

49ers outlast Herd men’s basketball, 77-75

49ers outlast Herd men’s basketball, 77-75

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

January 17, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team was defeated by the University of North Carolina-Charlotte 49ers on Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center with a final score of 77-75. The Herd drops to 8-10 (2-3 Conference USA) on the season, while the 49ers improve to 10-5 (4-0 C-USA). "Tough...

Herd men’s basketball tops EKU, wins third straight game

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

The Marshall University men’s basketball team picked up its third straight win over the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels on Thursday evening at the Cam Henderson Center, with a final score of 90-72. Marshall improved to 5-6 on the season while Eastern Kentucky dropped to 3-8. This marks Herd...

Men’s basketball breaks three-game losing streak over Bluefield State

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

December 12, 2019

Marshall University men’s basketball Head Coach Dan D’Antoni picked up his 99th win as the Herd defeated the Bluefield State Big Blues on Wednesday evening at the Cam Henderson Center, with a final score of 86-50. The Herd found its way back into the winning column, picking up its third win of...

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...