The Parthenon

Indiana State tops Herd in season opener

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team lost its season opener to the Indiana State Sycamores, 62-53, Wednesday at the Cam Henderson Center. “We all have to be better,” Marshall head coach Tony Kemper said. “It’s disappointing to start the year like that.” Both teams were...

Marshall women’s basketball looking to improve from last season

Marshall women’s basketball looking to improve from last season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

After the Marshall women’s basketball team finished last season with a record of 9-20 overall (3-13 Conference USA), the Herd looks to turn things around with a new season. The Herd women take on Indiana State today at home for its season opener, and head coach Tony Kemper said he is hopeful for...

Childress, Blazers edge Gore, Herd in #Play4Kay Game

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

A late surge by the Marshall women’s basketball team (7-17, 1-10 Conference USA) wasn’t enough to defeat UAB (20-3, 9-1 CUSA) Saturday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center. The Blazers defeated the Herd, 69-62. “I challenged our team after Thursday,” head coach Tony Kemper said. “I just...

King, Golden Eagles outlast Herd women’s basketball in Hattiesburg

King, Golden Eagles outlast Herd women’s basketball in Hattiesburg

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Southern Miss women’s basketball was too much for Marshall women’s basketball Sunday as the Golden Eagles downed the Herd, 70-61. With the loss, the Herd dropped to 7-15 overall (1-8 C-USA) while the Golden Eagles improved to 13-9 (5-4 C-USA). Golden Eagles’ redshirt senior guard Jayla King...

Herd snaps six-game skid, beats FIU

Herd snaps six-game skid, beats FIU

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall women’s basketball (7-13, 1-6 C-USA) secured its first in-conference victory Sunday afternoon with a 78-75 win in nail-biting fashion against FIU (6-14, 3-4 C-USA). “Obviously that feels really good; I’m proud of our team,” head coach Tony Kemper said. “(FIU) started the game really...

Herd women’s hoops drops sixth-straight conference game

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

January 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall Women’s Basketball (6-13, 0-6 C-USA) dropped another conference game Friday night against Middle Tennessee State University (12-8, 4-3 C-USA) at the Cam Henderson Center by a score of 73-57. "You have to give credit to Middle Tennessee," said Marshall head coach Tony Kemper. "They do a...

WKU topples Herd with late run

Luke Creasy, Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall women’s basketball (6-12, 0-5 C-USA) returned to the Cam Henderson Center Sunday afternoon to face Conference USA front-runner Western Kentucky (14-5, 5-1 C-USA). A late surge from WKU curbed the Herd’s comeback, handing Marshall its fifth consecutive loss in C-USA play 86-66. “Give...

Conference announces new site for 2018, 2019 basketball championships

Conference announces new site for 2018, 2019 basketball championships

Jacob Griffith, Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The 2018 and 2019 Conference USA Basketball Championships will be held at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, commissioner Judy MacLeod announced in a press conference Tuesday. Ford Center at The Star is the home of the Dallas Cowboys’ world headquarters. “It’s really an exciting ...

Marshall names new women’s basketball coach

Staff Reports

March 17, 2017


Filed under MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University Women’s basketball team took very little time finding a new coach; former associate head coach Tony Kemper was promoted to fill the vacancy. The announcement, which came just before noon, was made by Mike Hamrick. It is five days after Matt Daniel announced his resignation...

Matt Daniel resigns as women’s basketball coach

Matt Daniel resigns as women’s basketball coach

Staff Reports

March 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

Marshall women’s basketball coach Matt Daniel has resigned, the team announced Sunday morning. Daniel has spent the last five season at the helm of the women’s team, guiding them to 71 combined wins and a trip to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament last season. Under his guidance, the...

Herd women’s basketball drops final home game to Charlotte

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

February 25, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team fell Saturday afternoon in its final game this season in the Cam Henderson Center by a score of 89-75 to the Charlotte 49ers. The loss marked the eighth straight defeat for the Herd. Charlotte meanwhile snapped a four-game losing streak of its own in...

Column: Herd women’s basketball needs answers fast

Joseph Ashley, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under MUTV, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

After losing four straight games, The Marshall University women’s basketball team needs to find a way to bounce back into the winning column. The issue may be pinpointing exactly what the trouble may be, and as the season has progressed, the fault may be inexperience. There has been no specific...