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Edmonds has hot hand as Marshall rallies past FAU 79-63

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Justin Edmonds tripled his average points per game with a career-high 27 on Saturday night, sparking a second-half rally as Marshall surged past Florida Atlantic 79-63, clinching a spot in the conference tournament. Edmonds, who averages 9.3 ppg, hit 9 of 11 shots, including a pair of 3-pointers, and sank 7 of 9 free throws. With Marshall (11-18, 7-9 Conference...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonds has hot hand as Marshall rallies past FAU 79-63

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Justin Edmonds tripled his average points per game with a career-high 27 on Saturday night, sparking a second-half rally as Marshall surged past Florida Atlantic 79-63, clinching a spot in the conference tournament. Edmonds, who averages 9.3 ppg, hit 9 of 11 shots, including a pair of 3-pointers, and sank 7 of 9 free throws. With Marshall (11-18, 7-9 Conference...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Boca Raton Bowl: Marshall Sets A Perfect Example For Other Bowl Teams To Follow

The story of any sporting event — the central measure of meaning found in one night’s athletic competition — is sometimes found in the how and the why of things. How did one team dominate the other? Why was one side able to establish leverage and seize opportunities? On other occasions, however, a given game’s central headline is not so much the how or why, but the what of...
Via The Student Section
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Boca Raton Bowl: Marshall Sets A Perfect Example For Other Bowl Teams To Follow

The story of any sporting event — the central measure of meaning found in one night’s athletic competition — is sometimes found in the how and the why of things. How did one team dominate the other? Why was one side able to establish leverage and seize opportunities? On other occasions, however, a given game’s central headline is not so much the how or why, but the what of...
Via Bloguin Best
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rakeem Cato Finishes Career at Marshall With Five Touchdown Game in Boca Raton Bowl

Marshall Thundering Herd quarterback Rakeem Cato needed a little time to get warmed up and in the zone against Northern Illinois in the Boca Raton Bowl, but in the end the record setting quarterback did what every player dreams of doing.He ended his college career in style. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Boca Raton Bowl – Marshall vs. Northern Illinois

The Boca Raton Bowl features a matchup between two high powered offenses looking to end the season on a winning note. Marshall is looking to rebound after a loss to Western Kentucky in the final regular season game (in what turned out to be a shootout). Northern Illinois, on the other hand, had some early season bumps but turned in a dominating performance in the MAC championship...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Boca Raton Bowl Begins With A Bang: NIU-Marshall Is Not A Typical Pre-Christmas Party

In the newly-expanded bowl lineup of 38 games, some of the four first-time bowls are what you’d expect in terms of the quality of matchup, especially since they’re all played before Christmas. It’s generally accepted that pre-Christmas bowls represent the undercard section of bowl season, with the matchups getting better after the final NFL Sunday of December. In the first...
Via The Student Section
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Boca Raton Bowl Begins With A Bang: NIU-Marshall Is Not A Typical Pre-Christmas Party

In the newly-expanded bowl lineup of 38 games, some of the four first-time bowls are what you’d expect in terms of the quality of matchup, especially since they’re all played before Christmas. It’s generally accepted that pre-Christmas bowls represent the undercard section of bowl season, with the matchups getting better after the final NFL Sunday of December. In the first...
Via Bloguin Best
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 22 West Virginia turns back Marshall 69-56

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Bria Holmes scored 16 points, Lanay Montgomery had 15 points and 14 rebounds as No. 22 West Virginia used a strong first half to beat Marshall 69-56 on Saturday. Averee Fields added 12 points and Teana Muldrow had 14 rebounds for the Mountaineers (9-1), who outrebounded the Thundering Herd 40-25. Leah Scott and Norrisha Victrum had 15 points apiece for Marshall...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Marshall Football Players Celebrating ‘December On The Beach’ With A School Logo Sand Sculpture

Marshall players may still be a bit disappointed that they couldn’t complete the undefeated season, but the 12-1 Thundering Herd gets to play fellow “Group of Five” power Northern Illinois in the Boca Raton Bowl on Tuesday, December 23. There are worse places for a team to go for a bowl than the beach in Florida, and the Marshall players seem to realize that, based on this...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Know Your Candidate: Doc Holliday

One candidate that has stuck around as a potential head coach is Marshall’s Doc Holliday. While no name can be considered confirmed, the amount of smoke leads me to believe there’s a fire there. I do think the smoke is coming from Holliday’s camp and some of that desire is to stick it to WVU for not hiring him over Bill Stewart after Rich Rodriguez left. Hates WVU? Check! ...
Via Pitt Blather
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall powers by King University, 90-76

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Austin Loop scored 17 points, including 5 of 8 shooting from 3-point range, to lead Marshall to a 90-76 victory over King University on Tuesday night. Ryan Taylor finished with 15 points, 17 rebounds, and five assists for the Thundering Herd (4-6), while Tamron Manning had 16 and Justin Edmonds added 14 points. Marshall outshot King 46.7 percent to 37.5 percent...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall wins C-USA title game 26-23 on late TD

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Rakeem Cato passed 5 yards to Deon-Tay McManus with 1:50 remaining to lift Marshall over Louisiana Tech 26-23 on Saturday for the Thundering Herd's first Conference-USA championship. Cato rolled out to his right and hit McManus in the back corner of the end zone to give Marshall its first lead of the game. On the first play after the ensuing kickoff, Neville...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall And Colorado State Lose, Recalling Familiar Feelings For College Football’s Lower Classes

Late in a college football season, division and conference championships are won and lost. Prestigious bowl bids — life-changing achievements for the players and coaches at various programs — hang in the balance. The pressure of late-season college football is excruciating, and it’s precisely why 13-0 is one of the hardest feats in sports, no matter how soft the schedule. There...
Via The Student Section
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall And Colorado State Lose, Recalling Familiar Feelings For College Football’s Lower Classes

Late in a college football season, division and conference championships are won and lost. Prestigious bowl bids — life-changing achievements for the players and coaches at various programs — hang in the balance. The pressure of late-season college football is excruciating, and it’s precisely why 13-0 is one of the hardest feats in sports, no matter how soft the schedule. There...
Via Bloguin Best
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall Fan Gets Rejected Hard by WR after Touchdown

Marshall was upset by Western Kentucky on Friday in one of the most exciting games of the college football season, a loss that ended the Thundering Herd’s bid for a perfect season and chance for a big-time bowl game. It appeared as if they took a huge step to potentially defeating WKU in overtime when Marshall Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Western Kentucky Goes For 2 In OT, Knocks Off Undefeated Marshall

It’s official – there is now just one undefeated team (Florida State) left in FBS college football. Friday afternoon, Marshall, which had streamrolled its way to an 11-0 record and a national ranking, was finally upended. After matching the Thundering Herd’s touchdown in overtime, Western Kentucky decided to go for a two-point conversion to win the game. Brandon Doughty found...
Via College Spun
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall, WKU fight before game, then tally 91 points in wild first half

If you tuned in to No. 24 Marshall's game Friday against Western Kentucky, it was likely to see if the 11-0 Thundering Herd could stay undefeated and keep up their candidacy for the Group of 5 spot in a major bowl. What you've been treated to instead is the season's most incredible offensive showcase. The Herd and Hilltoppers combined for a whopping 91 points in the first half, easily...
Via Fox Sports
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

College football Best Against The Spread Teams in 2014

The Marshall Thundering Herd are a perfect 8-0 this season and are one of only three remaining undefeated teams in the country. Marshall has also been a reliable against the spread bet this season, and the team makes the list of college football's best ATS bets. The Best Marshall Thundering Herd (5-2-1 ATS, 8-0 SU) - Averaging 45.9 points per game on offense and 16.5 points...
Via OddsShark
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Marshall Thundering Herd

Marshall University is a coeducational public research university located in Huntington, West Virginia. Marshall was founded in 1837 and is named after John Marshall, fourth Chief Justice of these United States. Currently there are about 14,000 students that attend Marshall University. The nickname for Marshall’s athletic teams is The Thundering Herd, their buffalo mascot’s...
Via The Cardinal Connect
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 18 Marshall faces UAB, trying to stay perfect

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Marshall is fighting to earn its way into a New Year's Day bowl. UAB is just trying to become eligible for any bowl while waiting to learn the program's uncertain fate. The 18th-ranked Thundering Herd (10-0, 6-0 Conference USA) enter Saturday's game at Legion Field looking to make another good impression on the College Football Playoff committee. The panel...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall thunders past Savannah State 66-47

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Ryan Taylor scored 13 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked three shots, helping Marshall easily defeat Savannah State 66-47 on Sunday. Shawn Smith scored 19 to lead the Thundering Herd (2-0) in points. Taylor also led with six assists. Khaleen Pinkett and Javaris Jenkins each scored 12 for Savannah State (0-2). Jenkins scored on his first shot, putting...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Marshall Will Wear Special Helmets This Week To Honor U.S. Army, Casualties In 1970 Plane Crash

Marshall football is going to have special helmets when it takes on Rice this weekend, according to a tweet sent out by athletic director Mike Hamrick. The undefeated Thundering Herd will wear lids that honor the 75 people who passed away in the 1970 plane crash that was carrying members of the school’s football team, coaches and boosters. The helmets will also pay homage to members...
Via College Spun
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall Thundering Herd at Southern Miss Golden Eagles: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Not long ago Marshall was ranked. A week off and they have fallen out of the top-25. On Saturday, Marshall (8-0) will look to crack back into the top-25 with a win over Southern Miss (3-6). Coverage of the game between Marshall and Southern Miss will air locally beginning at 7:00 pm ET from M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, MS. The Odds: Marshall enters this contest as a 26...
Via Tireball.com
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 23 Marshall winning big with little attention

Marshall has rolled through its schedule this season in impressive fashion, winning eight games by an average of nearly 30 points and scoring the third-most points in the country. National respect has proven much harder to obtain. No. 23 Marshall (8-0, 4-0 Conference USA) is one of three remaining undefeated teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision - along with No. 1 Mississippi State...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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