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Men’s basketball uses three-pointer to down Mount St. Mary’s

Men’s basketball uses three-pointer to down Mount St. Mary’s

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s basketball senior guard Jon Elmore used his three-point shot Wednesday to lead the Herd to a 98-75 defeat of Mount St. Mary’s at the Henderson Center. Elmore said in a post-game press conference that he liked what he saw from his team, especially in the second half. “It...

Herd men’s basketball to take on Mount St. Mary’s

Herd men’s basketball to take on Mount St. Mary’s

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team continues its three-game homestand Wednesday against the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers in the Cam Henderson Center. “They play a very similar style to what we do,” head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “In fact, it’s the same defense and the same offense. I don’t...

Men’s basketball edges Hofstra

Men’s basketball edges Hofstra

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall’s men’s basketball team won its first home game Sunday, 76-72, over Hofstra at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd improved its record to 2-0 and Hofstra fell to 1-1. Marshall men’s basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said he was proud of his players. “I am really proud...

Men’s basketball newcomers ready to start 2018-19 season

Men’s basketball newcomers ready to start 2018-19 season

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Seven new members of the Marshall men’s basketball team will experience their first collegiate season, and the Herd gears up for its 2018-19 regular season. From high school to Division I basketball, Marshall’s roster includes six freshmen and one redshirt freshman. The rest of the roster is made u...

Herd men’s hoops takes on Eastern Kentucky to open season

Herd men’s hoops takes on Eastern Kentucky to open season

Michael Morgan, Contributor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team opens the 2018-2019 season today on the road against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. “We’re going to play hard,” head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “They’ll put on a show.” The Colonels finished last season with a record of 11-20 (5-13 Ohio Valley Conferen...

Expectations rising for Marshall basketball

Expectations rising for Marshall basketball

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

When the preseason AP Top 25 college basketball poll was released a week ago, just one team from Conference USA had any consideration – Marshall, which received one 25th-place vote. The expectations for the Thundering Herd in 2018-19 are lofty after winning the school’s first conference champions...

Men’s basketball rides defense to defeat West Virginia Wesleyan

Men’s basketball rides defense to defeat West Virginia Wesleyan

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team defeated West Virginia Wesleyan 83-65 Thursday at the Cam Henderson Center in its final exhibition game of the season. “I thought the energy all around was a lot better,” senior guard Jon Elmore said. “We gave up about half as many points as we gave up last...

Men’s basketball outlasts Glenville State

Men’s basketball outlasts Glenville State

Taylor Huddleston, Contributor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd returned to the Cam Henderson Center Sunday and defeated Glenville State College 113-108 in its first exhibition game of the season. “I thought we contested most of (Glenville’s shots), but when you shoot like that, it runs you out of kilter,” Marshall head coach D...

Gallery: Herd Madness

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 20, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, Men's Basketball, SPORTS

High school students renovate men’s basketball locker room

High school students renovate men’s basketball locker room

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

Cabell County high school students completed installation of new lockers in the Cam Henderson Center for Marshall University’s men’s basketball team. The students, who are taking vocational classes through Cabell County Career and Technology Center, have been working on the installation of the lock...

Column: Herd hoops’ dominance just beginning

Column: Herd hoops’ dominance just beginning

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

As a journalist, I never like to give personal anecdotes in my stories. I pride myself in objectivity and hard news. But, in the words of the esteemed Marshall professor Dan Hollis: there's always an exception. Let's go back to 2014, when I was an 18-year-old (admittedly) cocky freshman at Marshall....

Clock strikes midnight on Herd’s magical season

Clock strikes midnight on Herd’s magical season

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, NCAA Tournament, Showcase, SPORTS

SAN DIEGO—After a season in which it defied preseason odds by winning the Conference USA Championship and its first-ever NCAA Tournament game, the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team fell to the West Virginia Mountaineers, 94-71, Sunday night at Viejas Arena. “Proud of our kids,”...