MARSHALL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Williams, Potts help Middle Tennessee to 14th win in C-USA

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) JaCorey Williams scored 25 points and Giddy Potts 19 as Middle Tennessee weathered a late Marshall rally to hang on for a 97-86 win, its fourth in a row. Williams made 9 of 17 shots and has scored 20 or more points in nine games this season. Potts made five 3-pointers, matching his season best from beyond the arc. Middle Tennessee (24-4, 14-1) shot 52 percent...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Elmore scores 25 points, leads Marshall over UAB 74-59

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Jon Elmore scored 25 points and had five assists, and Marshall rolled to a 74-59 victory over Alabama-Birmingham on Thursday night. Elmore was 9 of 19 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Ryan Taylor added 17 points and Ajdin Penava had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Marshall (15-11, 8-5 Conference USA), which snapped an eight-game losing streak against...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Herd Baseball Opens At 3rd Atlanta Challenge vs. Georgia St. On Friday

ATLANTA, Ga.  — Opening Day is Feb. 17 for NCAA Baseball and for the Marshall University Thundering Herd of Coach Jeff Waggoner as the Herd heads south to the Peach State to take on Georgia State Panthers Friday, Georgia Tech on Saturday and Kennesaw State on Sunday to open the 2017 season. The game with […] The post Herd Baseball Opens At 3rd Atlanta Challenge vs. Georgia St...
Via The Herd Insider
8 days ago

Dinners For Marshall Softball, Feb. 3, and Herd Volleyball, March 5

Two dinners will be held in the next 31 days to fund programs in the Marshall University Athletic Department. Friday, Feb. 3, is a Diamond Club Dinner for Herd Softball at the Don Morris Room of the Marshall Memorial Student Union, while March 5 will be “Serving It Up” at 21 in The Frederick. Jenny […] The post Dinners For Marshall Softball, Feb. 3, and Herd Volleyball, March...
Via The Herd Insider
22 days ago

Herd Signs 19, Nine Already Enrolled At Marshall

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University Head Football Coach Doc Holliday, looking to rebuild and reload after a rare 3-9 season in 2016, will have 19 signees — nine of whom are already working out, as “mat drills” began this morning for the Thundering Herd players. Marshall, who lost all four starting wide receivers following the 2016 […] The post Herd Signs 19, Nine Already Enrolled...
Via The Herd Insider
23 days ago

Marshall Women Fall At UTEP

EL PASO, Texas – The UTEP women’s basketball team outscored visiting Marshall 30-10 in the second quarter to take a 15-point halftime lead en route to an 84-74 win Saturday afternoon in the Don Haskins Center. The Miners improved to 6-14 overall and 3-5 in Conference USA, while the Thundering Herd fell to 12-8 and 4-5 […] The post Marshall Women Fall At UTEP appeared first on Herd Insider.
Via The Herd Insider
27 days ago

No. 24 Cincinnati beats Marshall 93-91 in OT

CINCINNATI (AP) Troy Caupain rebounded his missed shot and made a short jumper with 0.7 seconds left in overtime on Thursday night, rallying No. 24 Cincinnati to a 93-91 victory over Marshall. The Bearcats (10-2) trailed by as many as 15 points in regulation and held the lead only briefly, 75-74 on Tre Scott's free throw with 2:49 left. A 3-pointer by Jacob Evans III off a Marshall...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Marshall beats Division II West Virginia Wesleyan 81-65

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Stevie Browning made 8 of 10 shots and scored 21 points to help Marshall beat Division II West Virginia Wesleyan 81-65 on Monday night. Milan Mijovic attempted his first 3-pointer of his three-year career and made it to give Marshall a 56-43 lead with 13:31 remaining. Aleksa Nikolic made Marshall's 10th 3-pointer with 8:50 left for a 68-49 lead and Marshall...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marshall vs. Charlotte Promo

We need you on Saturday, Herd Fans! Come out and cheer on your Thundering Herd at 5:30 p.m. against Charlotte.
Via Marshall Thundering Herd Athletics
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

LB Raheim Huskey dismissed from Marshall

Raheim Huskey has had a pretty rocky career with the Marshall Thundering Herd and now it has come to an end. It was announced on Tuesday that the once starting middle linebacker has been dismissed from the school for what was only described as a violation of team rules. Huskey has been up-and-down with Thundering Herd over the last two years as he was the projected starter at middle...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 26, 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 Associated Press
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

West Virginia Basketball: Mountaineers run by Marshall

When the final horn sounded, the scoreboard showed West Virginia winning 86-68, but the final score didn’t indicate how close of game this actually was. Marshall played WVU even throughout most of the first half, but West Virginia stole the momentum going into halftime when they went on a 7-0 and eventually went into the break with a three point lead. Marshall was able to hang...
Via isportsweb.com
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Former Marshall QB proposes to girlfriend at tailgate

The Marshall Thundering Herd are currently 2-1 and they have had plenty of reason to celebrate this season. Last Saturday, before their crushing defeat of Norfolk State, a former quarterback gave his team and family another reason to celebrate. According to College Spun, Joe Browning, who played quarterback for the Herd in 2001, was attending a tailgate party at the game before the...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ex-Marshall player proposes to girlfriend at tailgate

For many college football fans, tailgating is just as important at the game. For one pair of Marshall football fans, the event is even more special. Former Marshall player Joe Browning hosted a special tailgate before Saturday’s win over Norfolk State, during which he proposed to his girlfriend Abbi Hall. Marshall was there to get it all on video. SHE SAID YES!!!! @HerdFB...
Via College Spun
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Which transfer QBs performed the best in week one?

Week one of the college football season is in the book! Make sure you read all of our articles about week one and check out yesterday’s roundtable about the biggest surprises of week one. Today, we continue to look back at week one as TSS associate editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing...
Via The Student Section
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Marshall Football Is Fired Up After Its Win Over Purdue

Marshall is coming off of a fantastic 13-1 2014 season, while Purdue struggled to a 3-9 record. Today’s game at Marshall was not expected to be a highlight of the opening weekend of college football, but it was the only Sunday game, and fans were treated to a pretty exciting affair. In the end, the game was bookended by two pick-sixes for Marshall’s Tiquan Lang on the first play...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Purdue QB throws pick-six on first pass of season

Some guys have all the luck. Purdue quarterback Austin Appleby is not one of those guys. On the junior’s first pass attempt of the 2015 season, Marshall defensive back Tiquan Lang jumped a slant route and opened the game with a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown. Last season, Appleby completed 52.9 percent of his passes, tossing 10 touchdowns compared to 11 picks...
Via Sportsnaut
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Virginia signee T.J. Griffin headed to Marshall

After failing to qualify academically at Virginia, three-star cornerback T.J. Griffin will instead play this season with the Marshall Thundering Herd. Cavaliers head coach Mike London announced Griffin’s release via a statement, which was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. “We have granted T.J. Griffin a release from his letter of intent to allow...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Cole Carvin Leaving Marshall

Marshall rising sophomore quarterback Cole Garvin has announced he will leave the program to pursue other opportunities. Grant Traylor of the Herald-Dispatch reported the story. Marshall QB Cole Garvin confirmed through text message that he is leaving @HerdFB to pursue other opportunities. — Grant Traylor (@GrantTraylor) May 7, 2015 In his sole season for the Thundering Herd...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshall extends Doc Holliday through 2021

The Marshall Thundering Herd have reached an agreement with head coach Doc Holliday which will extend his contract through  June 30, 2021. Holliday’s new contract will raise his salary to $755,000 per year. The university announced the contract extension in a statement. “Doc has made Marshall football relevant again for the first time in a long time, with the success he has...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2015  |  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

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
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