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Thundering Herd’s tourney run ends in first-round heartbreak

Thundering Herd’s tourney run ends in first-round heartbreak

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

FRISCO, Texas - The Marshall women’s basketball team’s C-USA Tournament run came to an end Wednesday afternoon following a 64-56 double-overtime loss in the first round to the UTEP Miners at the Ford Center. The double-overtime game was the first one to occur in the tournament since 2006. This wa...

Record-setting night propels Thundering Herd past FIU

Record-setting night propels Thundering Herd past FIU

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall women’s basketball team used record-setting performances Thursday from senior guards Taylor Porter and Shayna Gore to defeat the FIU Panthers in blowout fashion, 87-42, at the Cam Henderson Center. “(Gore and Porter) went out with a blaze of glory,” women’s head coach Tony Kemper...

Herd women’s basketball travels to ODU for final road game of season

Herd women’s basketball travels to ODU for final road game of season

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall women’s basketball team (15-12, 9-5 C-USA) aims to achieve one more win on the road Saturday in its final away game against the Old Dominion Monarchs (17-9, 8-6 C-USA) in Norfolk, Virginia. This will mark the last time the Herd will travel before the Conference USA Tournament in Frisco,...

Herd women’s basketball topped by WKU in overtime

Herd women’s basketball topped by WKU in overtime

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 24, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Shayna Gore’s game-high 26 points were not enough to lift Marshall to a win on Play4Kay day, as visiting Western Kentucky escaped the Cam Henderson Center with a 69-66 overtime win over the Thundering Herd. “It’s a tough loss,” Thundering Herd head coach Tony Kemper said. “That one hurts....

Women’s basketball travels south for crucial conference games at UAB, MTSU

Women’s basketball travels south for crucial conference games at UAB, MTSU

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

 Despite its tough loss to the top-ranked Rice Owls, the Marshall women’s basketball team is seeking two more wins with its upcoming road trips to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Thursday night, followed by Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday evening. The Herd (14-10, 8-3 C-USA) re...

Mulkey, Owls outlast upset-minded Herd

Mulkey, Owls outlast upset-minded Herd

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall’s upset bid fell short Saturday afternoon, as visiting Rice shot a school-record 68.1 percent from the field to defeat the Thundering Herd, 79-67, at the Cam Henderson Center. Senior guard Shayna Gore credited the Herd for continuing to fight despite the loss against the top team in the...

Gore’s stellar performance helps Herd to victory over North Texas

Gore’s stellar performance helps Herd to victory over North Texas

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall senior guard Shayna Gore dropped 25 points with nine assists on Thursday, leading the Thundering Herd women’s basketball team past North Texas 67-55 in a Conference USA matchup. Marshall head coach Tony Kemper said in a postgame interview that (Gore) is such a good scorer. “I think...

Herd women’s basketball heads south for Texas two-step

Herd women’s basketball heads south for Texas two-step

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

 The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will travel to El Paso, Texas to face off against the University of Texas at El Paso in the first of a two-game stretch on the road that will see the Herd take on two Conference USA rivals in the Lone Star State.  Marshall head coach Tony ...

Golden Eagles’ pressuring defense hands Herd women’s basketball second conference loss

Golden Eagles’ pressuring defense hands Herd women’s basketball second conference loss

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Senior guard Shayna Gore and sophomore forward Taylor Pearson combined for 21 points for the Thundering Herd in its second conference loss to the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, 64-52, Saturday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd’s record dropped to 11-9, (5-2 C-USA), while the Golden...

Marshall outlasts Louisiana Tech for 5-1 conference start

Marshall outlasts Louisiana Tech for 5-1 conference start

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team won its third straight Conference USA game Thursday, when it outlasted Louisiana Tech in triple overtime, 90-88, and advanced its conference record to 5-1. The prolonged game was Marshall’s second of the season and its first triple overtime...

Marshall prepares for C-USA matchup against LA Tech

Marshall prepares for C-USA matchup against LA Tech

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will face off against Louisiana Tech Thursday evening in a game where Marshall Head Coach Tony Kemper said the key to victory is to find a way to disrupt Louisiana Tech’s senior shooting guard, Kierra Anthony. “We need to really do a good...

Women’s basketball downs Coppin State

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

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’...