The Herd relied on its defense to defeat the Blazers for the first time since 2012.
Marshall had to hold off a furious WKU comeback in the second half to pick up the win on the road.
Cronin will join new Bulls' head coach Charlie Strong for the 2017 season.
Marshall shot just 3-for-25 outside as it lost at home for the first time this season.
Austin Loop hit six three-pointers, closing in on the Marshall career record.
The Herd beat Western Kentucky 94-80 on Saturday from Huntington.
Middle Tennessee used its physicality to hand the Herd its first C-USA loss of the year.
Jon Elmore posted 29 points and 10 assists to lead the way for the Herd.
Marshall went scoreless for the first eight minutes of the game, then came back to topple ODU.
Ryan Taylor scored a career-high 31 points as Marshall swept its Florida road swing.
Ajdin Penava scored a career-high 20 points in the win for the Herd.
Trailing by 29, Marshall clawed its way back into the game late against the Panthers.
A last second tip in prevents Marshall's upset of No. 24 Cincinnati.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – With a pair of ACC opponents looming to close out the non-conference schedule, Marshall (7-4) got a much needed tune up Monday...
Stevie Browning scored 31 points but it wasn't enough to bring the Herd back against the Zips.
Jon Elmore scored a season-high 35 points in Marshall's overtime victory against Toledo.
Jon Elmore nearly had a triple-double but it wasn't enough to lead Marshall past its former Southern Conference rival.
RICHMOND, Ky. – Despite 19 points from Jon Elmore and Ryan Taylor, Marshall fell 89-80 at Eastern Kentucky on Saturday night. Nick Mayo set a...
Elmore has scored in double digits in every game this season and 20 points or more in four straight.
Doc Holliday says evaluations of the program will begin immediately.