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Marshall overcomes tough battle with Florida Atlantic, wins fourth straight

Marshall overcomes tough battle with Florida Atlantic, wins fourth straight

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls in a home conference game Thursday evening, 96-84, at the Cam Henderson Center. “I thought it was a great game,” Marshall men's basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “Our defense was good. It was outstanding....

Burks’ basket, Beyers’ block send Marshall past Charlotte

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 5, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – C.J. Burks made a driving layup with 32 seconds left and Mikel Beyers blocked Jon Davis’ last-ditch 3-pointer to send Marshall (9-6, 2-0 C-USA) to an 85-84 win over Charlotte (3-10, 0-2 C-USA) Saturday at Halton Arena.   Burks drove the baseline and got his game-winning...

Men’s basketball falters in overtime against Toledo

Men’s basketball falters in overtime against Toledo

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

December 8, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team used a second-half comeback Saturday at the Cam Henderson Center to take the Toledo Rockets to overtime, but the Herd ultimately surrendered a 75-74 loss. “Mentally, we weren’t there,” Marshall head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “You can’t go down 19 points...

Herd men’s basketball travels to Duquesne

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

Marshall men’s basketball looks to add a road win against Duquesne Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. Marshall sits at 5-2 on the season with losses to Maryland and Ohio University, both of which were on the road. Duquesne is 4-2 on the season with losses to Notre Dame and Pitt. Duquesne currently leads the all-time se...

Herd basketball routed by Maryland

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team lost Friday 104-67 to the Maryland Terrapins at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Maryland. “That wasn’t a game, that was a trouncing,” Marshall men’s basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “They played extremely well, they punched us in the mouth...

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...