The Marshall women’s basketball team will travel to El Paso for the Conference USA Tournament set to get underway on Wednesday, Mar. 9. The opening contest of the four-day tournament will feature the Herd and UAB, set for a 2 p.m., tipoff at Memorial Gym on the campus of UTEP.
The Thundering Herd concluded its regular season with a 70-57 win versus Southern Miss on its home court to improve to 5-11 in conference play and 9-20 overall. The win pushed Marshall past the Golden Eagles and into the No. 10 spot.
MU fell 74-46 to the Blazers, the tournament’s No. 7 seed, on Jan. 30th, before mounting a 58-57 victory on its home floor two weeks ago. The winner will advance to Thursday’s 2 p.m., matchup against No. 2 seeded UCF (19-10, 12-4 C-USA).