MARSHALL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Virginia Sports HOF Includes Bogaczyk of HI, Former MU Assistant Woollum

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame announced its class of 2017 on Wednesday, as chosen by the statewide Honors Court committee. Two persons with long-time ties to Marshall University Athletics were chosen in this year’s class, former Herd basketball assistant coach C.J. Woollum, who went on to greater fame at Christopher Newport […] The post Virginia Sports...
Via The Herd Insider
1 day ago

Marshall to Host 20th Annual Sweetheart Clinic Feb. 4

HUNTINGTON – The Marshall University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will host the 20th Annual Sweetheart Clinic on Saturday, February 4. Girls aged 4-12 are invited to participate in the FREE event. There is limited space available, so participants must pre-register individually on a first-come, first-served basis. No walk-up participants will be accepted. Pre-registration...
Via The Herd Insider
2 days ago

UAB powers past Marshall for 4th straight win

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) William Lee scored 22 points, added 17 rebounds and five assists, and UAB earned its fourth straight victory in a 94-78 win over Marshall on Saturday. Hakeem Baxter added 20 points and five assists, and Dirk Williams finished with 11 points for the Blazers (11-7, 4-1 Conference USA), who have won 20 straight conference home games. UAB shot 53.3 percent from...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams leads Middle Tennessee to 69-57 win over Marshall

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) JaCorey Williams scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Middle Tennessee stands as the last Conference USA unbeaten team with a 69-57 win over Marshall on Thursday night. Giddy Potts added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Blue Raiders (14-3, 4-0). Brandon Walters had 11 points and Tyrik Dixon had 10. The Blue Raiders pounded Marshall on the...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall Hires Chris Grassie As Men’s Soccer Coach

HUNTINGTON — Chris Grassie has been named Marshall University’s new head men’s soccer coach, Director of Athletics Mike Hamrick announced Tuesday. Grassie, 38, returns to Huntington after spending the last six seasons at the University of Charleston, where he compiled a 99-20-8 record and advanced the Golden Eagles to the NCAA Division II Final Four […] The post Marshall...
Via The Herd Insider
8 days ago

Marshall’s Ryan Taylor Earns Trio of Awards

IRVING, Texas – Senior forward Ryan Taylor of Marshall University was named Conference USA’s Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Along with his C-USA honor, he was also named American Sports Network (ASN) Player of the Week and the “College Court Report” Player of the Week as well. Taylor is the third Marshall player […] The post Marshall’s Ryan Taylor Earns...
Via The Herd Insider
9 days ago

First Place At Herd’s Place, With 110-93 Win Over Charlotte

HUNTINGTON — The Marshall Thundering Herd is off to another great start in Conference USA, and is all alone in first place after scoring more than 50 points in both halves of a huge 110-93 win over the Charlotte 49ers. Marshall scored 90 against the best defense in the league on Thursday in a 4-point […] The post First Place At Herd’s Place, With 110-93 Win Over Charlotte appeared...
Via The Herd Insider
11 days ago

Elmore, Taylor help Marshall beat Charlotte 110-93

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Jon Elmore had 29 points and 10 assists, Ryan Taylor scored 24 and grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds and Marshall pulled away in the second half for a 110-93 win over Charlotte on Saturday night. Stevie Browning added 17 points and Austin Loop scored 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting from 3-point range. Hudson Price's free throw gave Charlotte (7-8, 1-3 Conference...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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
27 days ago  |  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

Marshall feels comfortable with spot in Conference USA

The Marshall Thundering Herd joined Conference USA in 2005, and since then have racked up a total record of 72-65 with five bowl appearances. With them having their name come up in conference realignment, the team is making it pretty clear that they are happy with their position right now. Marshall President Jerome Gilbert spoke at the Paint the Capital City Green pep rally on Thursday...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 28, 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

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

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

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
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