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Toledo’s 3-point shooting launch the Rockets past Herd

Toledo’s 3-point shooting launch the Rockets past Herd

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 10, 2019

The Toledo Rockets shot the lights out at the Cam Henderson Center Sunday afternoon propelling them past the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team 96-70. “Obviously they (Toledo) shot the tar out of it, especially early,” Head Coach Dan D’Antoni said after the loss. Toledo caught...

Women’s basketball starts season 2-0 with win over Norfolk State

Women’s basketball starts season 2-0 with win over Norfolk State

Mike Dotson, Reporter

November 10, 2019

Three-point shooting success lifts Marshall over the Spartans of Norfolk State to give the Herd its second win on the season. Marshall University women’s basketball team defeated Norfolk State by a score of 75-69 Saturday in the Cam Henderson Center. Marshall shot 42.3% from the three-point line...

No. 14 Herd men’s soccer defeats No. 19 FIU, claims C-USA regular season title

No. 14 Herd men’s soccer defeats No. 19 FIU, claims C-USA regular season title

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

With the dominance of junior forward Jamil Roberts’ two goals and redshirt senior goalkeeper Paulo Pita’s six saves, the No. 14 Marshall University Thundering Herd men’s soccer team claimed the 2019 Conference USA regular season title after defeating No. 19 Florida International University Panthers...

Herd men’s basketball opens 2019-2020 season with win over RMU

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

The Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the Robert Morris University Colonials with a final score of 67-60 on Thursday evening at the Cam Henderson Center. Junior guard Jarrod West led the Herd in points with 20. Sophomore guard Taevion Kinsey followed behind with 12 and junior forward...

Women’s basketball wins season opener

Women’s basketball wins season opener

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Winning its first game of the season by 49 points, the Marshall University women’s basketball team defeated Kentucky Christian University 89-40 on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Cam Henderson Center. Beginning the game on a 21-0 run, the Thundering Herd’s lead was never in doubt. “It’s good to...

Herd men’s hoops season ranked 11th in preseason coaches’ poll, season preview

Herd men’s hoops season ranked 11th in preseason coaches’ poll, season preview

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 5, 2019

Head Coach Dan D’Antoni’s team may have lost leading scorers Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks to professional basketball, but with the returns and the new faces of Marshall University basketball, the goals remain the same for the 2019-2020 basketball season. “We always try to win the NCAA tournament,...

MU women’s basketball with high hopes on season

MU women’s basketball with high hopes on season

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

November 5, 2019

With the combination of talented returning players and newcomers ready to make an impact, the Marshall University women’s basketball team is in position to take another step forward, Head Coach Tony Kemper said. “I think we definitely have a group of returners that will step up,” Kemper said. ...

In-state players to assist Herd in upcoming season

In-state players to assist Herd in upcoming season

Mike Dotson, Reporter

November 5, 2019

Marshall University men’s basketball will begin its 2019-2020 season with the most in-state players the team has seen in recent years. After a successful season last year and a CIT championship, the Herd is going to be coming out looking for a repeat of last season, or even better, with a Conference ...

Men’s Soccer takes down Kentucky (Gallery)

Men’s Soccer takes down Kentucky (Gallery)

Richard Crank, Photographer

November 4, 2019

Herd men's soccer takes down Kentucky in a Top 20 battle last Sunday.

Defense pushes Marshall over Kentucky

Defense pushes Marshall over Kentucky

Mike Dotson, Reporter

November 3, 2019

Redshirt senior Paulo Pita’s five saves helped lift No. 20 Marshall men’s soccer over No. 15 University of Kentucky by a score of 1-0. Marshall improves to (12-2-3) on the season and (4-1-1) in conference play. Sunday evening, Marshall took on Kentucky in what was a physical game with the Herd...

No. 20 Herd men’s soccer to face No. 15 Kentucky in final home match of the season

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

No. 20 Marshall University men’s soccer team closes out its home matches for the 2019 season as the No. 15 University of Kentucky Wildcats visits on Sunday afternoon to Hoops Family Field. Both ranked teams are battling to decide for Conference USA’s regular season champion. The Herd enters the...

Women’s soccer falls to WKU in final match of the season

Women’s soccer falls to WKU in final match of the season

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

The Marshall University women’s soccer team concluded its season after falling to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Friday evening at Hoops Family Field with a final score of 3-1. The Herd’s final record for the 2019 season is 4-14-0 (2-8 Conference USA). The Hilltoppers improved its season ...