Mountaineers defenders limited Marshall's point guard playmaking in NCAA second-round romp.
Marshall coach adamant that split crowd in San Diego shows their passion for a game that should be scheduled every season.
Behind a dominant rebounding performance and Jevon Carter’s 28 points, West Virginia overwhelming the Herd 94-71 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
SAN DIEGO — Images from Sunday night’s NCAA second-round game pairing West Virginia and Marshall.
They share identical records, the same area code, and the same aspirations of advancing to the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16.
NCAA second-round notebook: Teddy Allen looking to attack, D'Antoni won't play 2-for-1, and Jarrod West's dad is choosing son over alma mater.
Allan Taylor's column: Schools that can’t agree on where to play within their own state will be meeting at the edge of the Pacific, for a berth in the Sweet 16.
Herd earns its first NCAA tournament victory, 81-75, over Wichita State
Images from Friday's NCAA first-round game between Marshall and Wichita State.
Ridiculed for his style of play, for his style of clothing, even for landing the job at his alma mater, D’Antoni has guided the Herd to its first NCAA tournament in 31 years.
Members of an alumni group will be sporting their green.
"We might be able to pull a big upset," Head Coach Dan D'Antoni said on Monday's MetroNews "Talkline."
The Mountaineers open against Murray State and the Herd meets Wichita State, with a potential second-round matchup looming.
Jon Elmore scored 20 of his 27 points during the second half when the Herd hung on late to win the Conference USA tournament by upsetting Western Kentucky 67-66.
By beating Southern Miss in the semifinals, the Herd earned a spot in the Conference USA tournament championship game opposite Western Kentucky.
C.J. Burks scored 29 points, Ajdin Penava paired 23 points with 12 rebounds and fourth-seeded Marshall coasted to a 95-81 over UT-San Antonio
The Herd closed the regular season by upsetting the C-USA champs 76-67 on Saturday night, sweeping the season series.
Marshall dominated Charlotte 103-75 in Saturday night's home finale.
Sophomore defensive tackle Larry Aaron, 19, died due to complications with treatment for a gunshot wound.
Behind a career-best 36 points from C.J. Burks and Jon Elmore's latest well-rounded performance, Marshall claimed a 93-80 victory over Rice on Thursday night.