The Parthenon

Elmore’s engagement, double-double end regular season with Herd win

Elmore’s engagement, double-double end regular season with Herd win

Millard Stickler, Reporter

March 9, 2019

Marshall’s senior day began slowly Saturday afternoon in the Cam Henderson Center but the Thundering Herd shook off the early nerves to defeat Florida Atlantic, 76-61, erasing a 17-point first half deficit in the process. “Obviously (it’s) a little emotional again,” Marshall head basketball...

Herd clinches sixth with blowout win over FIU

Herd clinches sixth with blowout win over FIU

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Although five Florida International Panthers players scored in double figures Wednesday evening during its matchup against the Marshall Thundering Herd, it wasn’t enough for them to seal the deal as the Herd had five players score in double figures as well to defeat the Panthers, 94-78, at the Cam...

Herd men’s basketball prepares for high-octane rematch against Panthers

Herd men’s basketball prepares for high-octane rematch against Panthers

Millard Stickler, Reporter

March 5, 2019

As Marshall prepares for its Wednesday night game against FIU inside the Cam Henderson Center, head coach Dan D’Antoni said he expects a high-scoring, fast-paced game. “We are basically guarding ourselves,” D’Antoni said. “It was a great game here the first time. (FIU has) explosive guards. They pl...

Brooks-Harris, Dillon use redshirt season to improve on, off court

Brooks-Harris, Dillon use redshirt season to improve on, off court

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 26, 2019

Not everyone can score 1,000 points or more during their high school basketball career and expect to receive an NCAA Division I scholarship to a top university. Freshmen Cam Brooks-Harris and Jeremy Dillon achieved this dream and found their fate at Marshall University under one of the school’s most...

Herd men’s basketball to open C-USA Bonus Play at Louisiana Tech

Herd men’s basketball to open C-USA Bonus Play at Louisiana Tech

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 26, 2019

 Following a 12-day hiatus from basketball games, the Marshall men’s basketball team is set to head to Louisiana Tech and North Texas once again to start out its last two away game series of conference bonus play.  Sophomore guard Jarrod West said that the days off from games has helped the Herd work hard dur...

Thundering Herd prepares for C-USA Bonus Play

Thundering Herd prepares for C-USA Bonus Play

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 19, 2019

Following its crucial win against Middle Tennessee Saturday afternoon, the Marshall men’s basketball team is sitting in the seventh seed in pod two for conference Bonus Play.  Marshall (14-13, 7-7 C-USA) is set to take on its revenge game against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (17-10, 7-7 C-USA) on Feb. 2...

Herd snaps four-game skid, defeats Middle Tennessee

Herd snaps four-game skid, defeats Middle Tennessee

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 17, 2019

Six Marshall players reached double figures in scoring Saturday afternoon, as the Thundering Herd snapped its four-game losing streak with a 98-93 win over Middle Tennessee inside the Cam Henderson Center. “I thought we played with the heart and the passion we have been missing for a while,” Marshall...

Herd men’s basketball drops crucial conference game to UAB

Herd men’s basketball drops crucial conference game to UAB

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 15, 2019

Despite the Marshall men’s basketball team having four players score in double-digits, it wasn’t enough for it to conquer the UAB Blazers as it fell 77-68 Thursday night at the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd dropped to 13-13 (6-7 C-USA), while the Blazers improved to 15-11 (7-6 C-USA)....

Men’s basketball seeks to end slump at home against UAB, MTSU

Men’s basketball seeks to end slump at home against UAB, MTSU

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 12, 2019

The Marshall men’s basketball team is striving to excel in conference play as the non-bonus play portion of the regular season comes to an end at home against the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Middle Tennessee State University beginning Thursday night. The Herd is coming back from its...

Athlete of the week: Jon Elmore, men’s basketball

Athlete of the week: Jon Elmore, men’s basketball

February 5, 2019

ABOUT JON ELMORE Year: Senior Hometown: Charleston W.Va. Points per game: 20.6 Rebounds per game: 4.0 Assists per game: 5.1 RESULTS LAST WEEK vs. UTEP (W, 91-86): career-high 44 points, seven rebounds, two assists, one steal vs. UTSA (L/OT, 116-106): 29 points, five rebounds, ei...

Jackson, Wallace combine for 75, UTSA escapes with OT win over Herd

Jackson, Wallace combine for 75, UTSA escapes with OT win over Herd

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 2, 2019

Marshall men’s basketball senior guards Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks combined for 60 points Saturday night, but the visiting UTSA Roadrunners left the Henderson Center with a 116-106 overtime win. Marshall dropped to 13-10 (6-4 C-USA) and UTSA improved to 13-10 (7-3 C-USA). “Tough loss. (UTSA...

Elmore’s career night helps Herd snap three-game skid

Elmore’s career night helps Herd snap three-game skid

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 1, 2019

Marshall senior guard Jon Elmore scored a career-high 44 points, tied for sixth-most in the program’s history, on Thursday to help the Herd defeat the UTEP Miners, 91-86. Elmore said postgame that his teammates did a great job in keeping him in good situations. “It felt good,” he said. “We...