All-Time Greats: John Taft, Leo Byrd, Skip Henderson, Russ Lee, Andy Tonkovich
Marshall Thundering Herd Basketball Tickets
First taking the courts under the coaching of L.B. Crotty in 1906, the Marshall Thundering Herd basketball team has gone on to make a name for itself amongst college athletics. The longest-standing head coach, as well as the namesake for the team’s home court, The Cam Henderson Center, Cam Henderson is known for coaching some of the best Marshall players in history. His career record from 1936 through 1955 stands at 362-159. The Thundering Herd basketball team has appeared in five NCAA tournaments, three CIT tournaments with one CIT Championship and three NAIA tournaments with one NAIA Championship. The team holds titles to five SoCon Regular Season Championships, three SoCon Tournament Championships and one C-USA Tournament Championship. With a talented roster this year, the Thundering Herd team has its eyes on the post-season. Grab your tickets to the next Marshall Thundering Herd basketball game at StubHub.
Who are the current coaches for the Marshall Thundering Herd basketball team?
Dan D’Antoni has been the head coach for the Thundering Herd since 2014. He possesses two degrees from Marshall, and he even played basketball for them during his college years. He was inducted into the Marshall Hall of Fame in 1990 and has previously served as assistant coach for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers. He has three assistant coaches at Marshall including Mark Cline, Scott Rigot and Cornelius Jackson.
How much are Marshall Thundering Herd basketball tickets?
StubHub has a variety of seating options. Prices can go up higher depending on seat locations, special games and who the team is up against. Playoff games also tend to be more expensive, so it is a good idea to check StubHub often for current prices to ensure you get your preferred game seating.
What is the Marshall Thundering Herd basketball schedule like?
The Cam Henderson Center is located in the middle of Marshall University campus in Huntington, W.V. Originally built in 1981, it was completely gutted and updated in 1998 and holds 9,048 seats. There is a large parking garage located just across 3rd Street, and it is just a few blocks from some campus restaurants. The Cam Henderson Center is also the home of the Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball and volleyball teams. Along with the basketball court, the Henderson Center includes a basketball weight room, an 800-seat natatorium and the offices for the athletic department staff.
Who are some notable Marshall Thundering Herd basketball players?
Over the years, the Thundering Herd basketball team has produced some top players, some of whom were drafted by the NBA. In fact, Andy Tonkovich was Marshall’s only first-round, first pick in the 1948 draft by the Basketball Association of America, later known as the NBA. Hal Greer caught the attention of then-coach Cam Henderson while still in high school. He ended up being the first African-American to receive a scholarship from Marshall. His successful basketball career went on past college into the NBA. A few other Marshall Thundering Herd basketball players who became professional basketball players include current NBA player for the Portland Trail Blazers Hassan Whiteside. Other Marshall alumni who played for the NBA include Mike D’Antoni, Bucky McConnell, Jason Williams and Gene James.Back to Top