West Virginia and Marshall forced back together in NCAAs

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hide the couches and cue up some John Denver. More than 2,000 miles away from home, way out on the West Coast with few familiar faces around, West Virginia and Marshall will be forced back together on the basketball court. The venue is the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The reward is a spot in the regional semifinals and a date with top-seeded Villanova. Those...
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Dan D’Antoni gives hilarious answer on analytics after Marshall win

Dan D’Antoni brought a bit of his brother Mike’s freewheeling offensive style to the NCAA Tournament in a win over Wichita State.The Thundering Herd upset the Shockers 81-75, attempting 23 three-pointers in the process. D’Antoni had a great answer when asked about his team’s lack of a post game after the contest, crediting “damn analytics” for helping him stop coaching “like a dummy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

March Madness: Wichita State crippled by lengthy blown replay in upset loss to Marshall

Everyone except the officials seemed to know that ball was off Marshall's Jannson Williams
2 days ago

Another 13-seed advances as Marshall shocks Wichita State

The Thundering Herd became the second No. 13 seed in as many days to pull off a major upset, holding off the No. 4-seed Shockers down the stretch.
2 days ago

Replay reviews in last minute of Wichita State-Marshall draw heavy criticism

What should have been a very exciting finish to Marshall’s upset victory over Wichita State was diminished by the glacial pace of the final minute, which was marred by three replay reviews.Marshall won 81-75, but the final minute of play took nearly 20 minutes in real time due to a pair of out-of-bounds reviews plus a review of the lineups before one of the reviews. The brutal pace...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall knocks off Wichita State for first NCAA Tournament win ever

In one of the bigger upsets of the tournament so far, 13-seeded Marshall took down 4-seeded Wichita State in San Diego, holding on late to win 81-75 for their first NCAA Tournament win ever. Riding the hot shooting of junior guard Jon Elmore, the Thundering Herd ruined a few brackets and survivor pools by greatly outperforming their KenPom projection and shocking the Shockers. Elmore...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago

Marshall shocks Wichita State

Another day brings more madness. But today, it’s a little more shocking. On Saturday afternoon, Marshall would hold off Wichita State 81-75 to advance. Which means that once again, a 13-seed defeats a 4-seed. Last night, of course, Buffalo would dismantle the Arizona Wildcats.Not only did Marshall beat Wichita State, but it’s their first tournament win in school history. Up next...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State vs. Marshall: Live updates from NCAA Tournament 2018, score, online stream, TV info

The No. 4 seed Shockers looks to avoid upset against the No. 13 seed Thundering Herd
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Elmore’s 27 lead 13th-seeded Marshall over Wichita St 81-75

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Elmore scored 27 points and Jarrod West hit a huge 3-pointer with three minutes left to help No. 13 seed Marshall topple fourth-seeded Wichita State 81-75 Friday in the East Region. The Thundering Herd (25-10) also got big shots down the stretch from Ajdin Penava and C.J. Burks to win in its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1987. Marshall plays the Murray...
2 days ago

2018 NCAA Tournament: Marshall Thundering Herd

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7 days ago

Marshall is going to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 31 years

Despite an 11-0 run by Western Kentucky to close out the game, the Marshall Thundering Herd held on to to win 67-66 in the Conference USA title game Saturday night in Frisco, TX. Marshall is dancing for the first time since 1987. The Thundering Herd were led by junior guard Jon Elmore, who scored 27 points (and is averaging 22.6 points on the season). Marshall (24-10; 12-6) enters...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago

Charlotte’s Greg Adkins reportedly Marshall’s new O-Line coach

Country roads, take him home. According to Sports Illustrated’s Bruce Feldman, Charlotte assistant Greg Adkins is expected to return to his alma mater of Marshall to take over as the Thundering Herd’s next offensive line coach. SOURCE: #Charlotte’s Greg Adkins is expected to become the new O-line coach at #Marshall. Adkins, a former team captain with the
Via College Football Talk
23 days ago

Marshall DT Aaron, paralyzed in shooting, passed away

Marshall defensive tackle Larry Aaron was struck by a stray bullet during a New Year’s Eve party while shielding his girlfriend. He was paralyzed from the waist down due to the shooting.Tragically, that incident ultimately proved to be the death of the young man. The school announced he had passed away at a Maryland hospital earlier in the day.Head football coach Doc Holliday issued...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall comes up strong in overtime, beats UAB 86-78

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- C.J. Burks was 4-for-4 from the free throw line while Marshall held UAB to just two points in the extra period as the Thundering Herd posted an 86-78 win on Saturday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 20, 2018

Marshall's Nate Devers arrested, charged with battery of police officer, other misdemeanors

Marshall football’s Nate Devers has been suspended indefinitely from the program after being arrested on multiple charges, including battery of a police officer.According to The Herald-Dispatch, Devers was one of two Marshall athletes to be arrested after an incident at a local Italian restaurant Sunday night. Cory Shimensky and two other men were involved in the incident. Each of...
Via Sportsnaut
October 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: West Virginia governor has been trying to get Marshall football coach fired

Jim Justice has apparently been using his new position as West Virginia governor to try and get a college football coach fired.The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that Justice, who was elected governor of the state six months ago, has been trying to pressure Marshall to fire head football coach Doc Holliday. Additionally, Justice reportedly has tried to get them to re-hire Bobby...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Marshall jumps out early, rolls in C-USA tourney first round

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Stevie Browning scored 18 of his 22 points in the first half and Marshall cruised to an 89-74 victory over Florida Atlantic on Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament. No. 6 seed Marshall (18-14) plays third-seeded Old Dominion in a Thursday quarterfinal. Florida Atlantic (10-20) lost four of its last five. Browning finished 7...
Via Associated Press
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Browning, Elmore combine for 51, Marshall edges Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Stevie Browning and Jon Elmore combined for 51 points and Marshall held on down the stretch to defeat Charlotte 93-89 on Saturday. Marshall's guard tandem has combined for 22 games of scoring at least 20 points each this season. Browning found his shooting touch after a stretch of four games where he either scored fewer than 10 points or didn't play at all...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2017  |  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
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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
November 21, 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

Limiting mistakes key for Marshall against No. 3 Louisville

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Marshall already has seen the best and worst of quarterback Chase Litton this season. The Thundering Herd's chances against No. 3 Louisville on Saturday night will rest on the sophomore relying on what went right in the opener against an FCS school, not last week's turnover-plagued embarrassment against Akron. Litton is the latest ''other'' quarterback...
Via Associated Press
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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