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Tulane 66, Marshall 64

Ricky Tarrant scored 21 points but none were bigger than his 3-pointer with 7 seconds left to give Tulane a 66-64 victory over Marshall in the first round of the Conference USA tournament Wednesday night. Josh Davis added 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Tulane (19-13), which beat Marshall 91-75 back on Feb. 6 in the two teams' only other meeting of the season. The Green...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall 75, UCF 71

Elijah Pittman led four starters in double figures with 20 points and Nigel Spikes scored 10 of his 11 points in the second half of Marshall's 75-71 win over Central Florida on Saturday. D.D. Scarver, the only Conference USA player to make at least one 3-pointer in every game, added 16 points for Marshall (10-12, 3-4) and Dennis Tinnon had 13. DeAndre Kane dished out 12 assists...
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February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

SMU 68, Marshall 57

Jalen Jones had 19 points and eight rebounds, and Ryan Manuel scored 17 points to lead Southern Methodist to a 68-57 victory over Marshall in a Conference USA game on Wednesday night. Nick Russell had 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Mustangs (12-10, 2-5), who had lost three in a row and six of their past seven. It was SMU's first road victory in the conference...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall 77, East Carolina 56

DeAndre Kane tallied 22 points and Dennis Tinnon added his fifth double-double of the season as Marshall defeated Conference USA rival East Carolina 77-56 Saturday night. Kane hit 7 of 14 from the field and made 3 of 6 from 3-point range, while Tinnon had 11 points and 12 boards for the Thundering Herd (9-9, 2-1). Elijah Pittman added 19 points and D.D. Scarver 11, while Nigel Spikes...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall 64, Savannah St. 48

D.D. Scarver (18 points) posted his ninth straight game in double figures and Marshall used a big second-half run to pull away and beat Savannah State 64-48 Wednesday night. Dennis Tinnon made 6 of 7 shots en route to 14 points and Elijah Pittman scored 10 for Marshall, which won despite committing 19 turnovers - one less than their season high. Marshall (7-5) took its first lead...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Cincinnati vs Marshall Preview

Tomorrow at 2 PM the Cincinnati Bearcats head to Charleston, West Virginia to play the Marshall Thundering Herd on the CBS Sports Network. I had a big, long preview written, and then hit control something and didn't know what just happened and now it's all blank. So you are just getting a paw point preview.  Marshall's top scorer is DeAndre Kane. He is not playing...
Via Bearcats Blog
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 70, Morehead St. 67

D.D. Scarver scored 17 points and Dennis Tinnon posted 13 points and 16 rebounds to lead Marshall over Morehead State 70-67 Wednesday. Nigel Spikes and DeAndre Kane scored 13 points apiece for the Thundering Herd (4-3). After a back-and-fourth first half, Devon Atkinson's jumper drew Morehead State within 54-52 with 4:03 remaining in the second half. But Scarver hit his lone...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 89, Nevada 82

Dennis Tinnon scored 24 points, Elijah Pittman had 22, and Marshall held off Nevada down the stretch for an 89-82 victory. D.D. Scarver had 15 points, Jamir Hanner 10, and Nigel Spikes grabbed 14 rebounds for the Thundering Herd (3-3). Deonte Burton scored 28 points, Malik Story had 25 and Devonte Elliott 13 for the Wolf Pack (3-2), the defending Western Athletic Conference champions...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 80, District of Columbia 58

Dennis Tinnon scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Marshall pulled away in the second half to beat District of Columbia 80-58 Friday in the 2K Sports Classic. Trailing 50-48 with 13:27 remaining in the second half, two Chris Martin jump shots and dunks by Elijah Pittman and Tinnon helped spark Marshall (2-1) on a 32-8 run to close out the game. After bettering Marshall in...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

#77 Marshall: College Basketball Countdown

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

#70 Marshall Thundering Herd: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll...
Via The Sports Bank
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Bubble News: Bid Thief Lurks in CUSA Championship Game

More on the current state of the bubble later, but for now a look at the Conference USA Championship Game which stars Bid Thief Marshall. We’ve already had a couple of games this March with bid thieves in league championship games and they were fantastic, dramatic contests with Tennessee St and Illinois St giving heavy chalkChalk is another name for the favorite team to win. Murray...
Via Just Cover Blog
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 79, Southern Miss. 75

Dennis Tinnon led five Marshall players in double figures with 22 points and pulled down nine rebounds as the Thundering Herd beat Southern Mississippi 79-75 on Saturday. DeAndre Kane had 17, Damier Pitts and Shaquille Johnson recorded 13, and Dago Pena added 10 for Marshall (18-12, 9-7 Conference USA). All five of Marshall's starters grabbed at least four rebounds to help the...
Via Fox Sports
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

M. Basketball. Marshall Falls to Hot-Shooting Memphis

Junior Dennis Tinnon recorded his ninth double-double of the season, but the Marshall men's basketball team couldn't top the hot-shooting Memphis Tigers as it lost 87-67 Saturday in front of 8,252 fans at the Cam Henderson Center.
Via Marshall University Athletics
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 73, SMU 68

Damier Pitts scored 20 points and Marshall defeated SMU 73-68 on Saturday. Three other Thundering Herd players were in double figures. DeAndre Kane had 14 points, Nigel Spikes scored 13 and Dennis Tinnon added 12 points for Marshall (16-10, 7-5). The Thundering Herd never trailed and led by as many as 20 with just over 10 minutes left before the Mustangs rallied, but they couldn...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis Takes On Marshall for CUSA Basketball

This week's featured college basketball game comes from Conference USA where the Marshall Thundering Herd hosts the Memphis Tigers. The Tigers were the preseason favorites to win the CUSA Championship, however, a slow start to the season had many doubting Memphis's chances. A team meeting in late November seemed to get the Tigers rolling and now they are playing with a defensive...
Via Fox Sports
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 63, Tulane 44

DeAndre Kane scored 13 points as Marshall defeated Tulane 63-44 Wednesday night in a Conference USA game to snap a four-game losing streak. The margin of victory was the Thundering Herd's largest in the series while the Green Wave's point total was a season low. Dennis Tinnon grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Marshall (14-8, 5-3), which had a 45-22 edge off the glass. The Thundering...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Second Chances

In a youth marred by jail and trouble, Dennis Tinnon broke through a cycle of missed opportunity to turn his life around and help Marshall dominate C-USA hoops. Luke Winn reports.
Via ESPN
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 63, Rice 61

Shaquille Johnson made a layup with two seconds remaining to give Marshall a 63-61 victory against Rice on Saturday night. Damier Pitts scored 18 points for the Thundering Herd (11-4, 2-0 Conference USA), and Johnson added 13. Dennis Tinnon had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Tamir Jackson had the last shot for the Owls (9-7, 0-1), but his 3-point attempt with a second left missed....
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January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Rice fades late to Thundering Herd

HOUSTON (AP) -- Shaquille Johnson made a layup with two seconds remaining to give Marshall a 63-61 victory against Rice on Saturday night. Damier Pitts scored 18 points for the Thundering Herd (11-4, 2-0 Conference USA), and Johnson added 13. Dennis Tinnon had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Tamir Jackson had the last shot for the Owls (9-7, 0-1), but his 3-point attempt with a second...
Via Fox Sports Houston
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Rice fades late to Marshall

HOUSTON (AP) -- Shaquille Johnson made a layup with two seconds remaining to give Marshall a 63-61 victory against Rice on Saturday night. Damier Pitts scored 18 points for the Thundering Herd (11-4, 2-0 Conference USA), and Johnson added 13. Dennis Tinnon had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Tamir Jackson had the last shot for the Owls (9-7, 0-1), but his 3-point attempt with a second...
Via Fox Sports Houston
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 76, UTEP 60

Dennis Tinnon posted his seventh double-double of the season as Marshall used two big runs to defeat Texas-El Paso 76-60 Wednesday night in the Conference USA opener for both teams. Tinnon scored 15 points, 13 in the second half, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Thundering Herd snap a two-game skid. Trailing 22-13 with 9:24 to go until halftime, Marshall (10-4) went on an 18...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Marshall 99, WVU Tech 80

Dago Pena had 28 points, leading five Marshall players in double-figure scoring as the Thundering Herd eased past West Virginia Tech of the NAIA 99-80 on Wednesday night. Damier Pitts added 17 points and DeAndre Kane 16, while both Justin Coleman and Dennis Tinnon had 12 apiece for the Thundering Herd (9-2). Marshall has now won four straight after dropping back-to-back games. The...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2011  |  1 Comment

It May Be Cliche But ... It`s The Little Things

Game #8-262: Belmont Bruins at Marshall Thundering HerdDecember 19, 2011 7:00 pmHenderson CenterBBState Stats/RecapToo often, sports are said to be about the little things. Coaches accurately yet tiredly point to the little things as the difference between victory and defeat on any given night. If we had cut down on our penalties. If we had rebounded the ball a little better. If...
Via The Mid-Majority
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Marshall 87, Belmont 86

Dennis Tinnon and Damier Pitts each had double-doubles to lead Marshall past Belmont 87-86 on Monday night. Tinnon had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Pitts had 19 points and 11 assists in the third straight win for the Thundering Herd (8-2). Pitts missed two free throws with 5 seconds to go. However, Kerron Johnson, whose free throws made it 87-86, missed a potential game-winning...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

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