Marshall's men's basketball has weathered injuries, just one public exhibition and the influx of nine newcomers. Sunday, all of that is set aside as the Herd plays for real for the first time in 2008-09 when Marshall hosts the WVU Tech Golden Bears. While Marshall was having a closed scrimmage last week with VMI (who upset UK in Lexington on Friday night), the Bears have already played six games.
November 15, 2008
Marshall men's basketball kicked off the start of the 2008-09 season with a two-hour practice called "Thundering Herd Madness," and over 3,000 Herd fans turned out with no MU football this weekend. They saw true freshman point guard Damier Pitts score 10 points and sophomore 6-foot-10, 315-pound center Marcus Goode hit two threes on the way to leading the White team with 12 points.
October 11, 2008
HUNTINGTON - The Cam Henderson Center will once again serve as the site of Thundering Herd Madness on Saturday, Oct. 11, to officially kickoff the first practice for the Marshall University men's basketball team. But first, the Thundering Herd women's basketball team, along with the Locker Room Club is set to hold a season preview event entitled "Marshall Women's Basketball Is Sweet," on Oct. 9.
October 6, 2008