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Graduate student Kennedi Colclough pulls up for a jumper around the free throw line against Old Dominion on Friday, Feb. 5.

Herd WBB’s season ends in first game of C-USA tourney

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 10, 2021

With 59 seconds left in its opening game of the Conference USA tournament, the Marshall women’s basketball team led Louisiana Tech by three points, but the Lady Techsters scored five straight points,...

Senior guard Jarrod West dribbles the ball against Charlotte on Saturday, March 6.

Four Marshall basketball players make all-conference lists

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 9, 2021

Conference USA named junior guard Taevion Kinsey to the men’s All-Conference USA first team on Monday. Senior guard Jarrod West and sophomore guard Savannah Wheeler were named to their respective All-Conference...

Women’s basketball to open C-USA tourney with LA Tech

Women’s basketball to open C-USA tourney with LA Tech

Noah Hickman, Reporter March 9, 2021

After splitting against Middle Tennessee State in the regular-season finale, the Marshall women’s basketball team opens the Conference USA tournament as the No. 5 seed in the East division, taking on...

Marshall womens basketball player, #20 Taylor Pearson

Herd women’s basketball splits with Rice, earns big win

Noah Hickman, Reporter February 22, 2021

Splitting a two-game series with Rice, the Marshall women’s basketball team earned a big win on Sunday at the Cam Henderson Center, handing Rice its first conference loss of the season. Rice (13-2,...

Sophomore guard Savannah Wheeler dribbles beyond the three-point line against Old Dominion on Feb. 5.

Athlete of the Week – Savannah Wheeler

February 9, 2021

ABOUT: Position: Guard Class: Sophomore Height: 5’6 Hometown: Catlettsburg, Kentucky   PERFORMANCE: 35 points, 6 rebounds, 4 three-pointers vs. ODU Game 2 (W, 73-68 OT) 18...

News Analysis: Marshall Women’s Basketball Looks Ahead After Season Cut Short Due to COVID-19

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter April 19, 2020

Looking Back: On Wednesday, March 11, the No. 8 Marshall Thundering Herd defeated the No. 9 Southern Miss Golden Eagles 71-67 in overtime in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Women’s Basketball...

Herd women’s basketball defeats Golden Eagles in OT in first round of C-USA Tournament

Herd women’s basketball defeats Golden Eagles in OT in first round of C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor March 11, 2020

The Marshall University women’s basketball team won its first Conference USA Tournament game since 2016 Wednesday afternoon at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas after defeating the University...

Marshall womens basketball player, #20 Taylor Pearson

Thundering Herd women’s hoops on the road for final two games

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter March 3, 2020

Trying to get out of a three-way tie for eighth place in the conference, the Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will travel to the Sunshine State for a two-game road swing that...

Thundering Herd’s Comeback Falls Short, 77-69, to North Texas at home

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter March 1, 2020

After going on a 19-0 run for most of the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to three at 72-69 with 3:03 remaining in the game, the Marshall University women’s basketball team was held without another...

Junior forward Taylor Pearson attempted a layup during game day warmups.

Herd women’s basketball prepares for North Texas at home

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor February 25, 2020

In its final home game of the season, the Marshall University women’s basketball team will face off against the University of North Texas on Saturday, Feb. 29 with a chance to improve to 7-9 in conference.  As...

Herd women’s basketball falls short to ODU at home

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter February 23, 2020

Marshall University’s women’s basketball comeback fell short 64-54 to the Old Dominion Monarchs on Saturday in the Cam Henderson Center. “You have to begin by crediting Old Dominion,” Head Coach...

Freshman guard Savannah Wheeler attempted to pass the ball through the WKU Hilltoppers defense.

Marshall women’s hoops travels to WKU, face ODU at home

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter February 18, 2020

The Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will travel to Bowling Green, Kentucky to take on the Western Kentucky University Lady Toppers at 7 p.m. Thursday, and then will return...

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