Marshall Thundering Herd Basketball Road Schedule
The Marshall Thundering Herd are ready to trample the competition
on the road this season as they set out to take on some of the best teams in college basketball. The Thundering Herd have
some very good players this season, and fans are hoping that 2014-15 could be a banner year for this program. The team competes
as a member of Conference USA, one of the top leagues in all of college hoops. Conference USA never makes for an easy schedule
for Marshall, and it will be no different this season. Last year Marshall won just 11 games and struggled against Conference
USA opponents. The team is going to have to improve their play against conference foes this season, especially away from home.
Wins on the road never come easily in any conference, and the Herd have a bevy of tough games awaiting them this season. The
team will have a better chance at some big victories this season if they can hear some of their own stands away from home.
You can be one of those loyal Marshall fans that supports them on the road in 2014-15.
Marshall will face a tough game
early on when they visit the Louisville Cardinals on November 21st. The Cardinals have been one of the best teams in the country
over the past few seasons, and they're sure to be a force again in 2014-15. It will take a huge effort on the court from the
Thundering Herd to pull the upset this season, and the team can definitely use some of their own fans in the stands in Kentucky.
tough game awaits on December 30th when the Herd heads to Akron to take on the Zips. This could end up being a big win for
Marshall as they look to gain some momentum heading into January. Be there to see this game unfold from the stands and you're
sure to enjoy yourself. There are some other awesome matchups on the road schedule as well.
Herd Basketball History
The Marshall Thundering Herd basketball program to 1907, and since then the team has taken
home more than 1,400 victories on the basketball court. The Thundering Herd had posted some fine seasons over the years thanks
to a bevy of top athletes that committed to give it everything they've got on the court in the name of school pride. Marshall
has been able to reach the NCAA Tournament on five occasions, though they are yet to win a game in the Big Dance. The team
is looking to capture their first victory in the tourney this season, so get out to see if they look to have what it takes.
Catching as top NCAA basketball matchup in person is always a great time, and if you've been out
to see the Marshall Thundering Herd in action than you know that well. This is an up and coming basketball program and you
can be a part of their rise in the ranks by attending some road games and giving the team your support as they battle the
top teams in Conference USA. This team always has some exciting players on the roster that know how to put on a real show
on the hardwood. Seeing athletes of this caliber in person is an incredible experience that will give you a real appreciation
for their talents and effort. Once you catch a game from the stands, watching a contest on TV will pale in comparison. That's
how amazing it is to see the game from your very own seat in the arena. Be there for all of the biggest road matchups this
season and see why so many people around the country frequent college basketball games.
Marshall Thundering Herd
What former Marshall shot-blocking maven was selected in the 2010 NBA Draft?
The answer is
Hassan Whiteside. Whiteside played just one season for Marshall, but he was a terror on the defensive end during that year.
Whiteside averaged more than five blocks per game for the Thundering Herd before being selected in the second round of the
draft by the Sacramento Kings. Marshall fans can surely picture him swatting shot after shot to this day.
Thundering Herd Basketball Fans
The Marshall Thundering Herd always sees a great fan turnout at home games, but what
sets them apart from many other teams is the unrelenting support they receive on the road as well. NCAA basketball ticketsto
see the Thundering Herd hit the hardwood seem to get increasingly popular every season. The team plays their home games at
Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, WV, a venue that can get pretty crazy during a heated rivalry game. But on the road, the
Herd won't have the benefit of the home crowd and will need all the fans they can get.