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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 3, 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...

Men’s basketball aims to bounce back after first conference loss

Men’s basketball aims to bounce back after first conference loss

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 23, 2019

The Marshall Men’s Basketball team will continue its road conference games this week at Louisiana Tech and Southern Mississippi after losing to Western Kentucky Monday night. Marshall (12-7, 5-1 C-USA) will face the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (13-7, 3-4 C-USA) Thursday night, followed by the Southern...

Second-half collapse sends WKU past Marshall for first C-USA loss

Second-half collapse sends WKU past Marshall for first C-USA loss

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 22, 2019

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Marshall looked like it had control Monday night in Diddle Arena. Instead, a collapse over the final six minutes happened, as Western Kentucky closed the game on an 22-6 run to hand the Thundering Herd its first Conference USA loss of the season, 68-59.   “Give credit...

Burks, Marshall race past FIU for fifth straight win

Burks, Marshall race past FIU for fifth straight win

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 20, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated Florida International University, 105-97, on Saturday in a fast-paced Conference USA matchup at the Cam Henderson Center. Strong performances by senior guard C.J. Burks, freshman guard Taevion Kinsey and senior guard Jon Elmore helped the...

Herd men’s basketball to close out three-game homestand against FIU, looks to extend win streak

Herd men’s basketball to close out three-game homestand against FIU, looks to extend win streak

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team looks to extend its winning streak over Florida International Saturday night at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd is entering the contest with a 11-6 (4-0 C-USA) record after defeating Florida Atlantic, 96-84, Thursday night. The FIU Panthers are...

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

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....