MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD NEWS

Vinny Curry donates $200,000 to Marshall for stadium renovation

The Marshall Thundering Herd are looking to make some renovations to Joan C. Edwards Stadium, but that certainly takes a lot of money. They will be getting some help from former defensive end Vinny Curry, who recently donated $200,000 to the school. Curry is one of the best players in the Thundering Herd’s history and he is still pretty connected with the school. He even wears...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Doc Holliday makes changes to Marshall coaching staff

A gaping hole was left in the Marshall coaching staff when the team lost assistant coach Mike Furrey last month. The wide receivers coach left the team after accepting an offer for the head coaching position at Limestone College in South Carolina. With the upcoming season no longer far away, Doc Holliday is making his final adjustments to his 2016 coaching staff. Marshall has confirmed...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Sebastian Johansson, The Incredibly Strong Swedish-Born Lineman Who Could Be The Steal of The 2016 Draft

For centuries, some of the strongest men on the planet have hailed from a region known as Scandinavia. Once the domain of the Vikings, the northern European countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland have a history of producing gigantic athletes with superhuman strength. Since 1996, 10 different men have won the title of World's Strongest Man. Astoundingly, half...
Via Stack
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee tops Marshall 99-90

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Jaqawn Raymond scored 20 points and second-seeded Middle Tennessee raced into the Conference USA tournament championship game with a 99-90 win over third-seeded Marshall on Friday night. Perrin Buford had 18 points and Reggie Upshaw had 17 as all five starters had at least 12 points in the highest-scoring game of the season for the Blue Raiders (23-9), who...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Taylor's late layup gives Marshall 87-85 win over UTEP

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Ryan Taylor had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and made a layup with three seconds left to give Marshall an 87-85 victory over UTEP on Thursday night in a Conference USA tournament quarterfinal. The third-seeded Thundering Herd (17-15) will face No. 2 seed Middle Tennessee (22-9) on Friday. UTEP's Terry Winn made a pair of free throws to tie it at 78-all with...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee fends off Marshall rally in 83-74 win

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Perrin Buford scored 21 points, Darnell Harris added 18 and Middle Tennessee survived a second half Marshall rally to win 83-74 on Saturday. Reggie Upshaw contributed 14 points with nine rebounds for Middle Tennessee (19-9, 11-5 Conference USA) and Aldonis Foote had 10 points. The Blue Raiders were without leading scorer Giddy Potts, out indefinitely with...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Taylor scores 23, Marshall beats Old Dominion 82-65

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP) Ryan Taylor scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Marshall beat Old Dominion 82-65 on Saturday night for their fourth-straight win and a sweep of the season series against the Monarchs. James Kelly scored 18 points and blocked two shots, Stevie Browning added 18 and Jon Elmore had 10 assists for the Thundering Herd (15-12, 11-3 Conference USA), which...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Kelly grabs 23 boards, leads Marshall over Charlotte 87-72

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) James Kelly scored 27 points and grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds to lead Marshall to an 87-72 victory over Charlotte on Thursday night for its third straight win. Kelly was 7 of 15 from the floor and surpassed his previous career-best of 15 rebounds he had against Wyoming on Dec. 21. Jon Elmore had 14 points and Austin Loop chipped in 13 for Marshall ...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Kelly comes up big in OT, Marshall tops W. Kentucky, 96-93

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) James Kelly scored seven straight points to give Marshall the lead in overtime and Stevie Browning added two free throws to put away a 96-93 victory over Western Kentucky Saturday night. The win keeps Marshall tied with Middle Tennessee in second place in the Conference USA standings, two games behind Alabama-Birmingham. Kelly gave the Thundering Herd...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Elmore scores 23 with 7 treys as Marshall beats UTSA 109-91

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Jon Elmore scored 23 points with seven 3-pointers, and James Kelly scored 22 as hot-shooting Marshall thundered past Texas-San Antonio 109-91 on Saturday, breaking 100 points for the second-straight game and beating UTSA for the first time. The seven treys were a career-high for Elmore, and Marshall rained 18 of the deep shots on UTSA, one shy of the school record...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Elmore helps Marshall beat Middle Tennessee 82-66

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Jon Elmore scored 12 points with nine assists and six rebounds to help Marshall beat Middle Tennessee 82-66 on Thursday night. Stevie Browning led the Thundering Herd (11-10, 7-1 Conference USA) with 15 points. Ryan Taylor had 14 points with six boards, C.J. Burks scored 12 points and James Kelly added 11 points with seven rebounds and four steals. Quavius...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kelly's late 3 helps Marshall edge Old Dominion

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) James Kelly nailed a 3-pointer with four seconds to go and Marshall edged Old Dominion 78-75 on Saturday. Kelly scored 21 points with 12 rebounds and had four steals with a blocked shot for the Thundering Herd (10-10, 6-1 Conference USA). Ryan Taylor scored 19 points with seven boards, Stevie Browning had 15 points and Jon Elmore added 13. Marshall shot 51 percent...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

White, Uchebo lead Charlotte past Marshall 103-95

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Andrien White had a career-high 30 points, Joseph Uchebo had career highs of 24 points and 21 rebounds and Charlotte raced to a 103-95 win over Marshall on Thursday night. Jon Davis added 21 points and Curran Scott 16 for the 49ers (5-13, 2-4 Conference USA), who shot 35 of 68 from the field, making 10 of 15 3-pointers and 23 of 29 from the foul line. Jon...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Elmore hits 5 3-pointers, Marshall beats North Texas 97-78

DENTON, Texas (AP) Jon Elmore hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points, and Stevie Browning scored a career-high 19 to help Marshall beat North Texas 97-78 Thursday night. James Kelly had 15 points, while C.J. Burks scored 10 for Marshall, which has scored at least 90 points in each of its last four games. The Thundering Herd (8-9, 4-0 Conference USA) won on the road for...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Marshall thunders past FIU 99-81, wins 3rd straight in C-USA

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) James Kelly and Jon Elmore combined for 58 points as Marshall raced away from Florida International 99-81 Saturday night, winning for the seventh time in 10 games after starting the season with six straight losses. Kelly scored 33 points (his career high is 38) with 15 rebounds, and Elmore poured in a career-high 25 with six 3-pointers as Marshall (7-9)...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Marshall rolls to 90-67 win over Florida Atlantic

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Ryan Taylor scored 21 points, James Kelly and Stevie Browning added 18 apiece and Marshall rolled to a 90-65 win over Florida Atlantic on Thursday. Kelly had a career-high 15 rebounds and Taylor matched his career high with 11 as the Thundering Herd (6-9, 2-0 Conference USA) whipped the Owls on the boards 49-24. Browning had seven assists. Adonis Filer...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Marshall pounds Western Kentucky 94-76

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) James Kelly scored 27 points and Marshall pounded Western Kentucky 94-76 in a Conference USA opener on Sunday. Kelly was 13 of 21 from the floor and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Thundering Herd (5-9). Stevie Browning scored 14 points, Jon Elmore had 13 points with eight assists, Ryan Taylor added 12 points and seven assists, and Austin Loop chipped in with...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Petersburg Bowl Drops From Last Year’s High

Viewership for the St. Petersburg Bowl sank from last year’s record high. Saturday’s Marshall/Connecticut St. Petersburg Bowl drew 2.4 million viewers on ESPN, down 27% from N.C. State/UCF on a Friday night last year (3.3M) but up 89% from ECU/Ohio on a Monday afternoon in 2013 (1.3M). Ratings were not immediately available. The Thundering Herd’s [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshall tops UConn in St. Petersburg Bowl for 10th win of season

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Chase Litton went 23 for 34 for 218 yards and one touchdown as Marshall won its 10th game this season by beating Connecticut 16-10 in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Saturday.Nick Smith had three field goals for Marshall (10-3), including a 32-yarder with 1:44 to play that was part of a 13-play, 80-yard march that lasted 6:35. The Thundering Herd went 13-1 a year...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Litton helps Marshall beat UConn 16-10

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Chase Litton went 23 for 34 for 218 yards and one touchdown as Marshall won its 10th game this season by beating Connecticut 16-10 in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Saturday. Nick Smith had three field goals for Marshall (10-3), including a 32-yarder with 1:44 to play that was part of a 13-play, 80-yard march that lasted 6:35. The Thundering Herd went 13...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: UConn’s Jamar Summers makes amazing INT

The UConn Huskies and Marshall Thundering Herd are locked in a defensive battle in the St. Petersburg Bowl. It has been a terrific game and the two have been going back and forth. Early in the fourth quarter, the Thundering Herd were driving down the field with UConn cornerback Jamar Summers made a big play for his team. He went up and snagged an interception away from wide receiver...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch UConn Vs. Marshall St. Petersburg Bowl Online (Live Stream)

It’s not a premier bowl game, but the stakes are plenty high for the Connecticut Huskies and Marshall Thundering Herd. UConn (6-6) hopes to finish its season above .500 for the first time since 2010, when it was Big East champion. Marshall (9-3) on the other hand hopes to finish with a 10-win season for the third season in a row and become the first non-power five school to do...
Via NESN.com
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshall, UConn have plenty to play for St. Petersburg Bowl

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Marshall has a shot at another 10-victory season and Connecticut can finish with a winning record for the first time in five years. So don't try to convince the Thundering Herd (9-3) and Huskies (6-6) the stakes aren't high in Saturday's St. Petersburg Bowl. Both teams have enjoyed a week of fun in the Florida sun, while also focussing on what they want...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Grand Canyon holds off Marshall 85-81

LAS VEGAS (AP) Joshua Braun scored 20 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 27 seconds left, and Grand Canyon held off a second-half surge by Marshall to win the Global Sports Classic championship 85-81 on Tuesday night. De'Andre Davis scored 17 points and Grandy Glaze and Dominic Magee added 10 apiece for the Antelopes (11-2), who made 20 of 29 free throws. Down by seven...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn-Marshall Preview

Marshall hasn't been part of the FBS for a particularly long time but is well-versed in bowl games and winning them. Connecticut is just happy to be back in one. The Thundering Herd have a chance to record 10 wins and a postseason victory for the third consecutive year when they face the Huskies in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Saturday at Tropicana Field. Since Doc Holliday was...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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