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Marshall men’s basketball begins conference tourney action

Christian Hisman, Reporter

March 10, 2016

The Marshall University men’s basketball team starts its conference tournament Thursday as it takes on the University of Texas at El Paso. The third-seeded Herd secured a first-round bye due to its conference record. The Miners defeated Florida International University Wednesday to advance to the...

Column: Marshall men’s basketball: C-USA Tournament and a potential Capital Classic rematch

John Fauss, Contributor

March 9, 2016

The Conference USA tournament is upon the Herd after a regular season filled with excitement, frustration, heart-breaking and heart-stopping finishes. Now, the time of the postseason is here, and Marshall is in a prime position to make some noise in the C-USA tournament. The Herd has had its sha...

Marshall men’s basketball faces Southern Mississippi in regular-season finale

Christian Hisman, Reporter

March 4, 2016

The Marshall University men’s basketball team will play the University of Southern Mississippi 7 p.m. Saturday in its regular season finale. With a victory the Herd (15-15, 11-6) would lock up the fourth seed in the Conference USA Tournament and achieve a bye in the tournament’s opening round, wh...

Herd men’s basketball falls to Blue Raiders, 83-74

March 1, 2016

Marshall University men’s basketball lost to Middle Tennessee State 83-74 Saturday in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. With the loss, Marshall drops to 11-5 in conference play and 15-14 overall. The Herd is currently in a three-way tie for second in the conference standings with Middle Tennessee and Louisiana Te...

Men’s basketball falls to UAB, now three games back in conference standings

February 26, 2016

Marshall University men’s basketball lost to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Thursday, 95-91, giving the Blazers a three game lead in Conference USA with three games left to play in the regular season. Marshall drops to an 11-4 record in conference play, while UAB boosts its record to 13-2. Howev...

D’Antoni implementing winning culture, playing style in men’s basketball program

D’Antoni implementing winning culture, playing style in men’s basketball program

Danielle Wright, Reporter

February 25, 2016

Marshall University men’s basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni has uplifted the program to new heights since returning to his alma mater in April of 2014. In his second season at the helm, D’Antoni has coached the team to a 15-12 overall record and an 11-3 conference mark, which has the team i...

Marshall men’s basketball defeats Old Dominion in front of record crowd

Marshall men’s basketball defeats Old Dominion in front of record crowd

Brad Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2016

The Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated Old Dominion University Saturday, 82-65, in front of a record crowd at the Cam Henderson Center. The official attendance for Saturday’s contest totaled 8,520, the largest audience for a Marshall basketball in more than five years. “We’re...

Men’s basketball team falls to the Miners in close, high-scoring game, 112-108

February 5, 2016

The Marshall University men’s basketball team lost a close, high-scoring affair Thursday night on the road against the University of Texas at El Paso. In the 112-108 shootout, senior forward James Kelly led the Herd with 26 points on 9-17 shooting and also collected seven rebounds. Sophomore guard...

Men’s basketball looks to rebound on the road after tough loss against UAB

Men’s basketball looks to rebound on the road after tough loss against UAB

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

February 4, 2016

The Marshall University men’s basketball team will head southwest to El Paso, Texas to take on the UTEP Miners as it looks to improve on its 8-2 record in Conference-USA play. The Herd competed for the top spot in C-USA Saturday, but lost 81-78 to the University of Alabama at Birmingham in a con...

Men’s basketball falls to UAB in final seconds after controversial call

Men’s basketball falls to UAB in final seconds after controversial call

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

February 2, 2016

Fans jammed the Cam Henderson Center Saturday as Marshall University’s men’s basketball team fell to the University of Alabama at Birmingham, 81-78. The Herd fell one basket short on the day after a late-game call by the referees did not go the team’s way when a ball went out of bounds off of...

Men’s basketball drops first conference game of season to the 49ers

Men’s basketball drops first conference game of season to the 49ers

January 22, 2016

The Marshall University men’s basketball team kept one of its two historical streaks alive Thursday night. However,  it relinquished its grasp on the more meaningful of the pair in its 103-95 loss to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The Herd exceeded the 90-point mark for the six...

Men’s basketball defeats Rice, remains unbeaten in C-USA

January 19, 2016

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team defeated Rice University Saturday, 94-90, to remain undefeated in conference action. Senior forward James Kelly poured in a game-high 32 points for the Herd (9-9, 5-0) in its victory against the Owls (6-12, 1-4) at Tudor Fieldhouse in Houston, Texas. Ke...