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Doug Smock: Loop, Taylor helped breathe life into season
Doug Smock: Loop, Taylor helped breathe life into season

NOW THAT Marshall’s basketball season has finished its home campaign, let’s sort out the factors that breathed life into a once-moribund season.

n Dan D’Antoni’s patience in installing a...

Doug Smock: Loop, Taylor helped breathe life into season
Doug Smock: Loop, Taylor helped breathe life into season

NOW THAT Marshall’s basketball season has finished its home campaign, let’s sort out the factors that breathed life into a once-moribund season.

n Dan D’Antoni’s patience in installing a ...

Herd pulls away from FAU 79-63

HUNTINGTON — Marshall didn’t just close out the game Saturday night, it smacked Florida Atlantic with the door.

By the time the Thundering Herd finished its 79-63 victory, the 5,745 at Cam Henderson...

Marshall-FAU box

Marshall University 79, Florida Atlantic University 63

FLORIDA aTLANTIC 63 (8-19, 1-15)

Min FG FT R A P

Penn 18 2-3 0-0 6 0 4

Turman 35 5-12 2-4 6 1 12

Botley 30 7-16 3-3 0 3 19

Trapp 37 0-0 0-...

Herd seeking another solid defensive effort against FAU

HUNTINGTON — Dan D’Antoni doesn’t necessarily want to see opposing centers score at will in the post, but he does have a way to combat that if it happens.

“The way the game is played today,...

Hot-shooting Herd cruises by FIU

HUNTINGTON — Marshall won its fifth home game in a row, shooting an even 50 percent in pounding Florida International 87-69 Thursday night at Cam Henderson Center.

Austin Loop led the Thundering Herd with 20...

Herd seniors sense renewed enthusiasm
Herd seniors sense renewed enthusiasm

Make no mistake about it: This long, often hard Marshall basketball season has been the most cruel to Shawn Smith.

The California native is approaching the end of his senior season, with home games remaining tonight and Saturday. He will serve...

Doug Smock: Eligibility, football rules and C-USA tourney notes

OK, I AM on board with the “cost of attendance” legislation just passed in college athletics, though you should brace for a number of abuses and attempts to game the system.

But freshman ineligibility? All freshmen?

Are you...

Road trip ends with another loss

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Freshmen William Lee and Chris Cokely had double-doubles to lead Alabama-Birmingham past Marshall 72-54 Saturday night at Bartow Arena.

The result hands Marshall (9-18, 5-9 Conference USA) its second loss in a row and...

Herd hopes to bounce back vs. UAB

The last thing Dan D’Antoni wants is for his Marshall team to keep lapsing into a “here we go again” feeling on the road.

It happened Thursday night in the Thundering Herd’s 90-51 nightmare at Middle Tennessee. The...

Middle Tennessee demolishes Marshall 90-51

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Having won five of its last six games beforehand, Marshall was emphatically chopped down to size Thursday night in a 90-51 pounding by Middle Tennessee at the ...

Middle Tennessee-Marshall box

MIDDLE TENNESSEE 90, MARSHALL 51

FG FT Reb

MARSHALL Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS

Nikolic 27 0-8 2-2 0-3 3 2 2

Edmonds 31 2-10 2-2 0-1 1 0 6

Taylor 19 4-7 2-2 1-5 2 4 10

Kambola 19 4-4 3-3 0-3 0 1 12

Loop 30 2-...

Herd, MTSU battling for position

Middle Tennessee has slipped into the middle of the Conference USA pack from its 2013-14 perch as regular-season quad-champion.

Or farther down than the middle — the Blue Raiders are in eighth place, a half-game ahead of Marshall and two ...

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