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No. 6 Marshall survives against No. 11 UTEP in first round of C-USA Tournament

No. 6 Marshall survives against No. 11 UTEP in first round of C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the University of Texas at El Paso Miners in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Tournament in Frisco, Texas with a final score of 86-78. The Herd improved to 17-15 (11-8 C-USA), and the Miners capped off its season with a 17-15 (8-11...

Herd Puts Five Players in Double Figures in Route to a 94-82 Win Over FAU in Home Finale

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

March 5, 2020

Propelled by a 53.4 shooting percentage from the field, the Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls 94-82 Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center as the team finished it home slate. The Thundering Herd improved to 15-15 overall (9-8 Conference USA), while...

Marshall men’s basketball to travel to UAB for conference bonus play

Marshall men’s basketball to travel to UAB for conference bonus play

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team will go on the road once again this season to Birmingham, Alabama to face the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers as a part of Conference USA’s bonus play schedule. The Herd (14-14, 8-7 C-USA) is coming off a 74-66 win at home against the Old...

Herd Men’s Basketball Powers its way to a 74-66 win over ODU to Start Bonus Play

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 23, 2020

All five starters for the Herd scored double-figures as the Marshall University men’s basketball defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs 74-63 Saturday night in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 14-14 overall (8-7 Conference USA), while the Monarchs fell to 11-17 overall (7-8...

Dear Student Athlete…

Dear Student Athlete…

Brittany Hively, Online Editor

February 18, 2020

Recently, my 6-year-old Ben and I attended our first Marshall basketball game. Well actually, it was our first basketball game ever.  My son had the time of his life. He met his favorite player and decided that he wants to pursue basketball.  My son who hates crowds, unknown situations and chaos was standing on the sidelines watc...

Herd men’s basketball prepares for Texas two-step road trip

Herd men’s basketball prepares for Texas two-step road trip

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

Looking to improve its ranking in Conference USA before pod play begins next week, the Marshall University basketball team will travel to Texas for a two-game road swing this weekend against the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Texas at El Paso.   Marshall is currently tied for sixth place in the C...

Athlete of the Week: Mikel Beyers, men’s basketball

Athlete of the Week: Mikel Beyers, men’s basketball

Staff Report

February 11, 2020

ABOUT MIKEL BEYERS: Position: Forward Class: Junior Height:6'9 Weight: 215 lbs. Hometown: Houston, TX RESULTS OVER THE PAST WEEK: 6 points, 2 three-pointers vs. Southern Miss (72-58, W) 24 points, 6 rebounds, 6 three-pointers vs. Louisiana Tech (83-79, W) After a career best...

Marshall Men’s Basketball vs. Southern Miss

Richard Crank, Photographer

February 10, 2020

West and Beyers Lead Thundering Herd Comeback to Defeat the Bulldogs 83-79 in OT

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 9, 2020

Marshall University men’s basketball came back to defeat the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 83-79 in overtime Saturday night in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 12-13 overall (6-6 Conference USA), while LA Tech fell to 17-7 overall (8-4 C-USA). “That was a rollercoaster,”...

Marshall men’s basketball defeats Southern Miss, 72-58

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 7, 2020

Marshall men’s basketball was back at home and defeated University of Southern Mississippi with a final score of 72-58. Redshirt sophomore Iran Bennett finishing with a double-double, 18 points and 12 rebounds. Coming off the road after two away games in Florida, the Herd made a comeback improving...

Co-Athletes of the Week: Andrew Taylor, men’s basketball; Savannah Wheeler, women’s basketball

Staff Report

February 4, 2020

ABOUT ANDREW TAYLOR: Position: Guard Class: Redshirt Freshman Height: 6’3 Hometown: Corbin, KY RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK: 14 points, 5 assists, 4 steals, 3 rebounds @ FIU (84-74, W) 25 points, 3 steals, 2 assists, 4 three-pointers @ Florida Atlantic (91-73, L) Taylor’s performance w...