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Marshall basketball teams look to rebound Saturday against UAB

Marshall basketball teams look to rebound Saturday against UAB

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

January 13, 2017


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

After suffering losses Thursday night to Middle Tennessee, both the Marshall University men’s and women’s basketball teams look to rebound on Saturday vs UAB. With Conference USA scheduling, both the men’s and women’s teams play the same school on the same day during conference play, with one...

Column: Basketball season can’t come soon enough

Jacob Griffith, Assistant Sports Editor, Reporter

October 31, 2016


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

When the final whistle blew in Hattiesburg this past Saturday, one thing was clear: Marshall’s football season is over. Okay, it’s not officially over. The Herd still have four more games left on the slate. But, at 2-6 overall, if the Thundering Herd lose one more game, they won’t have any...

Men’s, women’s basketball set for Conference USA Media Days

Staff Reports

October 24, 2016


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

With the 2016-2017 basketball season on the horizon, the Marshall men’s and women’s programs will take center stage Tuesday afternoon for the annual Conference USA Media Days. The Tuesday slate looks to be jam-packed, with men’s head coach Dan D’Antoni kicking off the Marshall press conferences...

Women’s basketball struggles offensively in semifinal loss

Bradley Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor

March 13, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University’s women’s basketball team couldn’t keep its upset bid alive in the Conference USA Tournament semifinals Friday as it was flummoxed by Middle Tennessee State University’s defense falling 69-41. Throughout the contest, the Herd offense struggled to create quality looks offensively,...

Women’s basketball team knocks off WKU, moves on to conference semifinals

March 11, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University’s women’s basketball team defeated Western Kentucky University, 66-63, Friday in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament. With the win, the Herd advances to the conference semifinals. Despite C-USA Player of the Year Kendall Noble recording the first triple-doubl...

Marshall women’s basketball team rolls over FIU, advances to quarterfinals

Marshall women’s basketball team rolls over FIU, advances to quarterfinals

March 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University’s women’s basketball team defeated Florida International University, 76-44, Wednesday and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament. The victory represented a team-best performance in several categories for the Herd this season. The 32-point margin of vi...

Marshall women’s basketball faces FIU in second round of C-USA Championship

Marshall women’s basketball faces FIU in second round of C-USA Championship

March 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall  University’s  women’s  basketball team faces Florida International University Wednesday   in  the second round of the Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship. While No. 6 Marshall (19-10, 9-9) had a first-round bye, No. 14 Florida International (2-25, 2-16) defeated the ...

Women’s basketball earns consecutive road wins, sixth seed in tournament

Women’s basketball earns consecutive road wins, sixth seed in tournament

March 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University women’s basketball closed out the regular season Saturday with a 63-53 win on the road against the University of Southern Mississippi. With victory the Herd finished the regular season with a 19-10 overall record, the best mark since the 2004-05 season, while its 9-9 conference...

Women’s basketball looks to get back on track against UAB

Christian Hisman, Reporter

February 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team will play the University of Alabama at Birmingham at the Cam Henderson Center 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The Herd enter the game on a three-game losing streak, and members of the team said they know its critical the team rediscover its winning ways with only four...

Herd women’s basketball falls to Monarchs by 22, drops to 6-8 in conference

February 23, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team lost to Old Dominion University Saturday, 77-55, in its second worst conference loss of the season The road defeat drops the Herd’s record to 16-9 overall and 6-8 in conference play. Sophomore guard Taylor Porter led the Herd in scoring with 13 ...

Women’s basketball heads to Charlotte looking to rebound from loss to WKU

Women’s basketball heads to Charlotte looking to rebound from loss to WKU

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

February 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team is heading to Charlotte, North Carolina as it takes on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 49ers 7 p.m. Thursday in the teams’ second matchup of the season. The Herd’s (16-7, 6-6) last outing against Charlotte Jan. 21 was a tough one, as ...

Women’s basketball team looks for redemption against WKU after 29-point loss in last meeting

February 12, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Marshall University women’s basketball team takes on Western Kentucky University 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd (16-6, 6-5) lost by 29 points to the Hilltoppers (18-4, 9-2) in its Jan. 2 meeting. The loss was more than double the margin of any other loss Marshall has suffered this...