MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD NEWS

Marshall expects nothing less than Conference Championship

Marshall coach Doc Holliday with Quarterback Rakeem Cato and Defensive Lineman James Rouse were on hand for Conference USA’s 2014 Media Days.  In his 5th year at the helm, coach Holliday had his team believing they should expect nothing less than an Conference USA Championship.  Let the chips fall where they may as the Thundering Herd are looking to shake up the College Football...
Via NCAA Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall Football: Six Reasons the Thundering Herd Could Go Undefeated in 2014

Via Lost Lettermen
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Holliday and Rich Rodriguez now have something else in common

Marshall University head coach Doc Holliday and Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez now have something else in common beyond coaching at WVU and their current schools are making it clear that they will pay if they choose to go back. Just like Rodriguez back in May, Holliday signed a contract extension with his current school today. And just like Rodriguez, Holliday’s buyout goes...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall coach Doc Holliday receives two-year contract extension

Marshall football coach Doc Holliday has received a two-year contract extension that includes a bump in incentives. MU athletic director Mike Hamrick announced the extension Monday afternoon. “Coach Holliday has made Marshall football relevant again,” Hamrick said in a press release. “With his leadership, the Thundering Herd is on its way to competing for championships on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Elijah Pittman

Big things were expected from Elijah Pittman heading into his senior year at Marshall. After a junior season, his first at Marshall after two seasons at junior colleges, where Pittman averaged 16 points, on 48% from the field and 37% from the three-point range, as well as 4 rebounds and almost 2 assists per game, he was going to play a much bigger role with DeAndre Kane transferring...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall dismisses Chris Thomas

Marshall University guard Chris Thomas was dismissed from the Thundering Herd men’s basketball program, a Tuesday news release from the school said. No reason was given for the dismissal.
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall transfer Kareem Canty reportedly flips back to Auburn

Kareem Canty has changed his mind again. The former Marshall point guard, who originally visited Auburn in April, committed on April 19 and then committed to South Florida later this month, told ESPN's Jeff Goodman he now plans to follow through with Auburn. Canty, who averaged 16.3 points and 5.5 assists for the Thundering Herd last season, will have to sit out next season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 46 Marshall Thundering Herd season preview

The Marshall Thundering Herd broke through as a top team in Conference-USA in 2013 as head coach John “Doc” Holliday led the team to its first 10-win season since 2002.   The Marshall offense only returns five starters from last year’s team; however, their offensive star in senior quarterback Rakeem Cato is one of those returning. Cato lived up to last season’s high expectations...
Via College Football Universe
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall transfer Canty commits to USF

With the long-term future of USF PG Anthony Collins unclear, the Bulls snagged some heralded backcourt insurance Sunday with the commitment of Marshall transfer Kareem Canty. Canty's commitment was widely reported Sunday afternoon. Shortly thereafter, Canty tweeted: Usf !!!!! Barring the approval of an NCAA waiver, Canty, who spent a season at Brandon's Faith Baptist Academy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan D'Antoni Hired As Head Coach Of Marshall

Marshall University has hired Dan D'Antoni as its next head coach. The school will hold an introductory press conference at 2 p.m. Friday. D’Antoni, the older brother of Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni, has served as an NBA assistant coach for the past nine seasons. D'Antoni graduated from Marshall in 1970.
Via RealGM
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall to hire Dan D'Antoni as its next men's basketball coach

Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick announced early Thursday that his school's search for a new men's basketball coach is complete, and a source confirmed to CBSSports.com that Dan D'Antoni will fill the position. D'Antoni is the brother of Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni. The development was first reported by WSAZ-TV's Keith Morehouse. D'Antoni, 66...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

D’Antoni courtship over, Marshall search changes course

Mike Hamrick put the full-court press on Mike D’Antoni. The ultimate press breaker: A multi-year, multi-million dollar contract. Hamrick, who is in his sixth year as Marshall’s athletic director, courted D’Antoni, the Los Angeles Lakers head coach, from the moment Tom Herrion resigned as Marshall University’s coach March 14. The courtship, however, is over. Sources told...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kareem Canty will also visit USF

Marshall transfer Kareem Canty, hours after giving coach Bruce Pearl and Auburn a verbal commitment, has decided to visit South Florida before making a decision. "After speaking with my family, I need to really consider where I'm going to spend the next three years," Canty told ESPN.com on Sunday morning. "I do really like Auburn, but I need something to compare...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall's Kareem Canty finally gets release, will transfer

It's been expected for a couple weeks that Marshall point guard Kareem Canty was going to wind up on the transfer list. He made his intentions clear on social media a couple weeks ago, but the Thundering Herd had still not given Canty his release. On Friday, it finally came -- and now Canty is free to transfer anywhere,
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Beat a Marshall Football Player in a Race and Win $3000

Papa Johns and the Marshall University football team are giving a student the opportunity to win $3000 to go toward tuition and books. All you have to do is beat a football player in the 40-yard dash.   Our friends at @PapaJohns stepping up to help @HerdFB. Time to compete MU students. #protecttheM#THEHERDpic.twitter.com/0BBMq01MJD — Aaron Goebbel (@AaronGoebbel) April 10, 2014...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Mutual interest between Mike D'Antoni and Marshall University

Kobe Bryant does not want to play for D'Antoni next season. Honestly this is the best thing that could happen to him, he does need a fresh start.Image: Chamber of Fear via Wikimedia CommonsMike D'Antoni's days as the Lakers head coach could be over very soon after a very disappointing season. The Lakers are eliminated from playoffs contention with a 25-48 record and they...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike D'Antoni Receives Inquiry From Marshall

Mike D'Antoni has received interest from Marshall on their head coaching vacancy. Sources said that the Thundering Herd have pursued D'Antoni before and made this latest inquiry because they "always sound him out" any time the position becomes available. Sources say D'Antoni is highly unlikely to end up at Marshall even if he's not retained by the Los Angeles...
Via RealGM
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall inquires with Mike D'Antoni

Marshall University has reached out to Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni to gauge his interest in coaching his alma mater, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that the Thundering Herd have pursued D'Antoni before and made this latest inquiry -- which coincides with his uncertain future in Los Angeles -- because they "always sound him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall University Pursuing Mike D’Antoni

If Mike D’Antoni is fired by the Lakers, he might have a decent fall back option. Marshall University has reached out to Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni to gauge his interest in coaching his alma mater, according to ESPN.com.  Sources told ESPN.com that the Thundering Herd have pursued D’Antoni before and made this latest inquiry — which coincides with his uncertain...
Via Thacover2
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall University Pursuing Mike D’Antoni

If Mike D’Antoni is fired by the Lakers, he might have a decent fall back option. Marshall University has reached out to Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni to gauge his interest in coaching his alma mater, according to ESPN.com.  Sources told ESPN.com that the Thundering Herd have pursued D’Antoni before and made this latest inquiry — which coincides with his uncertain...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Gregg Marshall finds Wichita State to be just his type

When Gregg Marshall answered a call in spring 2007 asking if he would be interested in coaching the Wichita State basketball team, Marshall needed a moment. Marshall, then the coach at the overachieving mid-major Winthrop, was on a golf course in North Carolina, so he asked the caller to hold, stepped up and teed off on the course’s seventh hole. “I can’t hold up the people...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Caruso went behind-the-back and then dunked over Marshall Henderson

Texas A&M’s Alex Caruso didn’t have the greatest game against Ole Miss, he finished with only 7 point and played 33 minutes, but he did have this sweet behind-the-back move and finished it with a dunk OVER Marshall Henderson. Related Posts A young Marshall fan was run over by the Thundering Herd while entering the field Wednesday Audibles: Deer Antler Alex Morgan representing Cal
Via College Football Section
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall slips past Charlotte 59-56

Marshall's Kareem Canty scored 21 points and Chris Thomas recorded 18 in fending off Charlotte 59-56 on Saturday night. Marshall (9-17, 3-8) entered the game tied with three other teams having cellar-dwelling standing in the Conference USA, and led Charlotte 36-32 at intermission. DeVince Boykins put Marshall up by 11 on a tip-in with 12:09 remaining in the second period. Marshall...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor leads Marshall past Presbyterian 77-49

Ryan Taylor scored 18 points and had 12 rebounds as Marshall cruised to a 77-49 victory over Presbyterian on Sunday. Taylor was 8 of 13 from the field, and has led Marshall in scoring in three straight games. Marshall (6-9) snapped a three-game losing streak. Presbyterian pulled within four, 42-38, on two Jordan Downing free throws with 15:05 remaining. Marshall answered with a...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall, Cato upend Maryland in Military Bowl

Marshall accomplished everything it set out to do in the Military Bowl. With an uplifting 31-20 victory over Maryland on Friday, the Thundering Herd provided their seniors with a lasting memory and laid the groundwork for success in 2014. Marshall (10-4) doubled its win total of a year ago and reached double digits in victories for the first time since 2002. ''It's...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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