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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....

Marshall’s 2019 football schedule released

Marshall’s 2019 football schedule released

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Marshall football’s 2019 opponents were already known, but the order in which the Herd will play the 12 teams on its schedule was unknown to the public until Thursday.   Marshall unveiled its schedule, which features seven home contests at Joan C. Edwards Stadium, on Thursday. The Thundering...

Malik Gant declares for NFL Draft

Malik Gant declares for NFL Draft

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Marshall football’s leader of the secondary is leaving the school to pursue a childhood dream.   Redshirt junior safety Malik Gant announced on Thursday that he will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2019 NFL Draft.   “I have aspired to play in the National Football...

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...

Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018

TAMPA, Fla. – Marshall football’s bowl game win streak reached seven games Thursday night, as the Thundering Herd (9-4, 6-2 C-USA) defeated South Florida (7-6, 3-5 American), 38-20, in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl at Raymond James Stadium.   Head coach Doc Holliday, who is a pe...

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...

Bowl-bound Herd headed to Tampa

Bowl-bound Herd headed to Tampa

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

December 4, 2018

The Marshall University football team found out Sunday afternoon that it will face the University of South Florida in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl Dec. 20 in Tampa, Florida. The Herd finished the regular season 8-4 and will be making its fifth bowl appearance in the past six seasons. Under Mar...

Women’s basketball downs Coppin State

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

December 4, 2018

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team defeated the Coppin State Eagles, 88-67, Saturday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center. “We came out ready to play, and that was great,” Marshall head coach Tony Kemper said. “We can shoot again. We had lost it, but we found it and that’...

Herd football week 14 report card

Herd football week 14 report card

Staff Report

December 4, 2018

OFFENSE: D- Sure, the offense put 20 points on the board, but 14 of those points came in the fourth quarter when the game was well in hand. Virginia Tech’s defense made Isaiah Green look like a freshman for the first three quarters, and Tyre Brady had just two catches for 24 yards. The only bright ...