MARSHALL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Herd Falls At EKU, 89-80, Despite Career Night for Allison

HUNTINGTON — The Thundering Herd of Marshall is 25-11 at the Cam Henderson Center under Coach Danny D’Antoni. Now the Herd needs to work on winning on the road, as Marshall fell to 5-2 on the season — 5-0 at home, and now 0-2 on the road  — with an uninspiring effort at Eastern Kentucky, […] The post Herd Falls At EKU, 89-80, Despite Career Night for Allison appeared first...
Via The Herd Insider
1 day ago

Herd Swimming Completes Marshall Sweep Of Ohio U. This Week

HUNTINGTON – Marshall swimming and diving finished its fall portion of its schedule with a 173-127 win over the Ohio University on Friday night at the Fredrick A. Fitch Natatorium. It was the Thundering Herd’s second win in three years over the Bobcats. The Herd won 11 of the 16 events in the dual meet, including […] The post Herd Swimming Completes Marshall Sweep Of Ohio...
Via The Herd Insider
1 day ago

All-time Marshall Football: Best of the Best By Era

HUNTINGTON — To pick an all-time Marshall Football starting 22 (plus special teams) would be a daunting task at best, with many, many great players playing for the Thundering Herd between 1895 and today’s teams. As the years have gone by, the game has changed from a rugby-like game to the multi-million dollars game we […] The post All-time Marshall Football: Best of the Best...
Via The Herd Insider
2 days ago

Elmore scores 28 as Marshall hands Ohio its 1st loss 98-88

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Jon Elmore scored 28 points and Ryan Taylor notched his 29th career double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds as Marshall defeated Ohio 98-88 Wednesday night. The loss was the first for the Bobcats (4-1). Stevie Browning added 16 points for Marshall (5-1), Austin Loop added 15 points and Ajdin Penava 10 for the Thundering Herd, which shot 48 percent...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thundering Herd Pulls Away From Morgan State

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Nov. 30, 2016)-Braennan Farrar scored a game-high 14 points and Tykyrah Williams added 11, but it wasn't enough for Morgan State, which dropped its fourth straight game, following a 62-43 loss at Marshall on Wednesday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center.

Lady Bears To Travel To Marshall And Dayton For Non-Conference Action This Week

BALTIMORE, Md. (Nov. 28, 2016)-The Morgan State women's basketball team will return to the road this Wednesday when they visit the Thundering Herd of Marshall in a non-conference game at 4 p.m. in Huntington, W.Va. It will be the second overall meeting between the two teams. Marshall claimed the first match-up, 88-34 on Nov. 21, 2003 during the then Marshall Tournament. The last...

Marshall Baseball Announces 2017 Schedule

HUNTINGTON – Marshall baseball head coach Jeff Waggoner has announced the Thundering Herd’s 2017 schedule. The slate is highlighted by five teams that made NCAA Regional appearances a year ago, and midweek games against schools from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Southeastern Conference and the Big 12 Conference. “Marshall baseball will play one of the toughest schedules ...
Via The Herd Insider
5 days ago

Marshall Stumbles To 3-9 Year With 60-6 Loss To WKU

HUNTINGTON — The Thundering Herd had statistician tearing through the Marshall football record book as the team finished a snake-bit season with a 60-6 loss to WKU. The Hilltoppers clinched their second straight Conference USA East Division title with the win, improving to 9-3 on the year, 7-1 in C-USA and winning the division despite […] The post Marshall Stumbles To 3-9 Year...
Via The Herd Insider
8 days ago

Thompson, Elmore lead Marshall past Jackson St, 71-61

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Terrence Thompson and Jon Elmore each scored 20 points and Marshall held Jackson State to just 26 second-half points en route to a 71-61 victory Monday night. Aleksa Nikolic dunked off an offensive rebound to get Marshall within one at halftime and Elmore converted back-to-back layups to give the Thundering Herd a lead midway through the second half that...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida International beats Marshall 31-14

MIAMI (AP) Alex Gardner ran for two touchdowns and Anthony Jones ran for another as Florida International beat Marshall 31-14 on Saturday night. Gardner ran for 119 yards on 14 carries and Jones ran for 121 yards on 17 carries for the Golden Panthers (4-7, 4-3 Conference USA). Maurice Alexander threw for 204 yards on 14-of-20 passing but was intercepted twice. Backup Christian...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington leads Old Dominion to 38-14 win over Marshall

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) David Washington threw for three touchdowns and Old Dominion led all the way to beat Marshall 38-14 on Saturday night. Washington had 199 yards passing for the Monarchs (6-3, 4-1 Conference USA). Ray Lawry ran for 209 yards and a score and Brad Davis added a field goal. Washington threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Duhart and a 23-yard strike to Zach...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  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

Chase Litton back to lead Marshall at quarterback

Marshall has never had four consecutive 10-win seasons in its history. While that might seem like a stretch in 2016, coach Doc Holliday is confident in the ability of quarterback Chase Litton to put the Thundering Herd in the hunt for a Conference USA championship. Holliday has gone 33-8 since 2013, including a conference title in 2014 and a 10-3 finish last season when Litton was...
Via Associated Press
August 12, 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

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
June 24, 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

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 Marshall. That, however, hasn’t stopped Conference...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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