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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...

GALLERY: Marshall outlasts FIU for 5-0 start in Conference USA

GALLERY: Marshall outlasts FIU for 5-0 start in Conference USA

Richard Crank, Photographer

January 21, 2019

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....

Burks’ basket, Beyers’ block send Marshall past Charlotte

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 5, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...