Marshall Basketball

WVU forward Teddy Allen gestures during the first half of the team's second-round NCAA college basketball tournament game against Marshall on Sunday, March 18, 2018, in San Diego.
Denis Poroy / Associated Press

Jevon Carter scored 28 points, Lamont West added 18 off the bench and West Virginia overwhelmed its in-state rival beating Marshall 94-71 on Sunday night in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Mountain State showdown more than 2,000 miles from home was a one-sided celebration for the fifth-seeded Mountaineers.

Mike Woelfel

A state senator wants to force the men's basketball teams from Marshall and West Virginia to play each other every year.

Cabell County Democratic Sen. Mike Woelfel says he plans to introduce a bill requiring WVU and Marshall to meet once each season if school administrators can't first reach an agreement.

Mountaineers and Herd Meet in Annual Classic

Dec 17, 2015
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  The annual Capital Classic battle between WVU and Marshall in basketball tips off tonight at 7 at the Charleston Civic Arena.

The Mountaineers enter the contest with just one blemish on their record -- a loss to the University of Virginia. They sit at 8-1 on the season and are ranked 20th in this week's Associated Press poll.

Marshall Basketball Assistant Arrested

Nov 30, 2015
Chris Duhon, Mug Shot
West Virginia Regional Jail

Marshall men's basketball assistant coach Chris Duhon has been suspended for an undisclosed violation of athletic department rules and policies.

 Marshall's athletic department announced Duhon's suspension Monday and said it won't comment further.

Marshall University’s Athletic Director Mike Hamrick introduced Dan D’Antoni as the new basketball coach at a press conference Friday on Marshall’s campus.

Marshall University’s men’s basketball program finally has a new

   leader, in Dan D’Antoni. The Los Angeles Lakers’s assistant coach will lead the school that he once played for from 1966 to 1970.  Dan is the younger brother of Mike, the Head Coach of the Lakers.

Dan D’Antoni says he’s ready for the opportunity.

Dan D'Antoni the Right D'Antoni for Herd?

Apr 24, 2014

Marshall Athletic Director Mike Hamrick announced this afternoon a Dan D’Antoni will be the new head coach for Herd Men’s Basketball.

Marshall University has announced that Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Dan D’Antoni is the new head basketball coach at Marshall. Dan is the younger brother of Mike, the Head Coach of the Lakers.

Marshall Basketball Coach Tom Herrion Resigns

Mar 14, 2014

Marshall Basketball’s season ended last Wednesday night with a 73-58 loss to Old Dominion in the Conference USA basketball tournament. On Friday Head Coach Tom Herrion resigned.

The season ending loss capped an 11-22 season for Herrion and the Herd. Over the last two years Marshall was a combined 24-41 and in Herrion’s four years was 67-67 overall. After a discussion between Athletic Director Mike Hamrick and Herrion Friday morning, Herrion resigned his position as head coach. Hamrick said as much as Herrion was liked in the athletic department it was not working out.