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Bowling Green outlasts Herd women’s basketball, 82-69

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

The Marshall University women’s basketball team was defeated by the Bowling Green State University Falcons, with a final score of 82-69, on Saturday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd dropped to 5-4 on the season, while the Falcons improved to 5-3. “Win or lose, we’re...

Marshall women’s basketball drops to Morgan State

Marshall women’s basketball drops to Morgan State

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

Marshall University women’s basketball team lost to Morgan State 57-52 in the Cam Henderson Center Thursday evening. The Herd falls to 3-2 and the Bears improve to 3-3. The Herd was led for the second time this week by junior forward Taylor Pearson with 13 points. Redshirt senior Khadaijia Brooks...

Pearson helps Herd women’s basketball collect win

Pearson helps Herd women’s basketball collect win

Mike Dotson, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Junior Taylor Pearson and her success behind the three point line helped lift Marshall University past Coppin State by a score of 60-47 on Tuesday. “Good to get a win obviously, a bit of a grinder of a game,” Head Coach Tony Kemper said. “I was happy with how hard our offense was, and our defense...

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...

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...

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. ...

Cam Henderson floor gets face lift

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 24, 2019

The Cam Henderson Center’s floor received a makeover that features a mix of new and old Thundering Herd logos to create a fresh design.  “Coach D’Antoni likes to use the retro look on a lot of Marshall basketball pieces,” Associate Athletic Director Jeff O’Malley said. “We came up with the design that we believe is ...

Gore signs to play professional basketball in Spain

Gore signs to play professional basketball in Spain

Sydney Shelton, Contributor

August 6, 2019

From West Virginia to Malaga, Spain, Marshall women’s basketball alumna Shayna Gore signed a contract to continue her basketball career overseas professionally with Unicaja Baloncesto.  “Basketball has always been special to me,” Gore said. “But I didn’t realize how special it was unti...

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

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

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

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

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....