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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 Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UTEP tops Marshall in barnburner, 112-108

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Dominic Artis scored a career-high 33 points with nine rebounds and UTEP topped Marshall 112-108 in a barnburner on Thursday night. Both teams shot well - UTEP (12-11, 4-6 Conference USA) shot 56 percent from the field and made 11 of 18 3-point attempts, while Marshall (11-12, 7-3) made 53.5 percent and 11 of 28 from beyond the arc. Earvin Morris scored 20...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
12 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
December 25, 2015  |  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

C.J. Reavis announces he will play for Marshall Thundering Herd

C.J. Reavis was at one point considered to be a potential cornerstone for the Virginia Tech Hokies’ defense, but was dismissed from school. The exact reason was never released officially, but it was something off-the-field that he was dealing with. That was a major concern, but he appears to have gotten his act together. According to Reavis on his personal Twitter account, he...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 13, 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

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

C-USA hired PR firm to help Marshall’s playoff chances

In less than a week, college football’s playoff selection committee will release its first rankings. Mississippi State and Ole Miss will be near the top, barring slip ups this weekend. So will Florida State, who doesn’t play again until after the initial rankings are released. Among the schools not likely to be particularly high is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Gate Crashers: Marshall Thundering Herd

The Marshall Thundering Herd may be the longest of shots that have been highlighted in this collection of potential teams that could grab the at large big in the major bowl games, more so than Louisiana-Lafayette. Marshall faces a difficult challenge that is their schedule. It’s not difficult in terms of whom they play, it’s difficult in terms of they have no chance for a win...
Via The Student Section
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Marshall Unveils Very Green New Uniforms

Expectations are incredibly high for the Marshall Thundering Herd in 2014. Led by a Heisman hopeful in quarterback Rakeem Cato, many think that the Conference USA power has the ability to run the table this season, and make choosing the first set of four teams for the College Football Playoff that much trickier.  Marshall will certainly look slick as they make their bid for an undefeated...
Via College Spun
August 10, 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 Lakers. D'Antoni played...
Via RealGM
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Marshall Will Be Sporting American-Themed Helmets For The Military Bowl

This Friday, Marshall will take on the Maryland Terrapins in the Military Bowl in Annapolis. To show some appreciation for the bowl and for the military, the Thundering Herd will don new American-themed helmets for the game — here are a few photos from Marshall athletics director Mike Hamrick: Herd Fans, take a look at the helmet we will be wearing for the #MilitaryBowl on Friday...
Via College Spun
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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