The Parthenon

Junior guard Taevion Kinsey pulls up for a jumper against North Texas Saturday, Feb. 27. He scored 18 points, helping lead a Jarrod West-less Marshall basketball team to a 73-72 victory.

Kinsey is back

Noah Hickman, Reporter April 2, 2021

Junior guard Taevion Kinsey announced Friday that he is returning for his senior season as a part of the Marshall men’s basketball team. “I will be removing my name (from the NBA Draft) and will...

Jarrod West brings the ball up the court against North Texas Friday, Feb. 26 in one of his final appearances in the Cam Henderson Center. West injured his ankle in the contest, missing the following day’s game - the only missed game of his career.

SPORTS COLUMN: Farewell Jarrod West

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

Announcing his decision Wednesday afternoon — Jarrod West will be moving on from Marshall to play his final year of eligibility at one of three schools: Louisville, Ohio State or Pittsburgh. Wherever...

General overall view of the March Madness logo at center court before the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament in Salt Lake City, Mar. 20, 2019.

March Madness: the peak of sports

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 16, 2021

March Madness is back.  Brackets are being printed, filled out and bet on between friends. For many, March is just as synonymous with basketball as December is with Christmas or November with Thanksgiving....

Charlottes Jared Garcia slams it over freshman forward Obinna Anochili-Killen and next to redshirt freshman guard Andrew Taylor on Saturday, March 6. Charlotte also lost in the first round of the C-USA tournament, falling to UTSA 72-62.

Herd men’s basketball falls in first round of C-USA tourney

Noah Hickman, Reporter March 11, 2021

The Marshall men’s basketball season has officially come to an end after losing to Rice in the first round of the Conference USA tournament 72-68 in Frisco, Texas. Barring a surprising postseason...

Men’s basketball heads to Frisco for C-USA tourney

Men’s basketball heads to Frisco for C-USA tourney

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 9, 2021

About a year ago, Marshall was preparing to play Louisiana Tech in its second game of the Conference USA tournament, but on that day, March 12, 2020, the sports world shut down – and soon after, the...

Senior guard Jarrod West dribbles the ball against Charlotte on Saturday, March 6.

Four Marshall basketball players make all-conference lists

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 9, 2021

Conference USA named junior guard Taevion Kinsey to the men’s All-Conference USA first team on Monday. Senior guard Jarrod West and sophomore guard Savannah Wheeler were named to their respective All-Conference...

Junior guard Taevion Kinsey skies for a dunk during a 75-66 victory against Charlotte on Saturday, Mar. 6, the final game of the regular season.

Marshall sweeps Charlotte in two-part season finale

Noah Hickman, Reporter March 7, 2021

The Marshall basketball team finished off the regular season on a strong note, as it swept the Charlotte 49ers in a two-game series at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd ended up winning the two games...

Junior guard Taevion Kinsey pulls up for a jumper against North Texas Friday, Feb. 26.

Men’s basketball to close out regular season against Charlotte

Noah Hickman, Reporter March 2, 2021

With the final series on the horizon, the Marshall men’s basketball game hopes to finish the regular season out strong against the Charlotte 49ers before playing in the Conference USA tournament.   Currently,...

Men’s basketball splits series with North Texas

Noah Hickman, Reporter March 1, 2021

After a 77-65 loss in game one, the Thundering Herd bounced back in game two, winning in a 73-72 struggle to split the series with North Texas. With senior guard Jarrod West out of the lineup for game...

The Marshall mens basketball team gathers near the free-throw line during warmups prior to its contest against Middle Tennessee on Friday, Feb. 12.

Men’s basketball preparing for matchup with North Texas

Noah Hickman, Reporter February 23, 2021

Looking to improve its standing in Conference USA, the Marshall men’s basketball team will host the west division’s leader, the North Texas Mean Green, at the Cam Henderson Center for a two-game series.  “We...

The Marshall mens basketball team gathers near the free-throw line during warmups prior to its contest against Middle Tennessee on Friday, Feb. 12.

MBB to travel to Rice

Noah Hickman, Reporter February 16, 2021

The Marshall men’s basketball team is scheduled to travel to Texas for a two-game series against the Rice Owls Saturday and Sunday. Originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday, the two-game series...

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