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2/24/17
MCGILL: @HerdWBB Senior Day Celebration Highlights Local Products
The Word on the Herd -- Feb. 24, 2017

Princeton native McKenzie Akers and Huntington native Kiana Evans were part of Matt Daniel's first recruiting class at Marshall, and they signaled a shift in recruiting focus for the program.

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2/22/17
MCGILL: @HerdFB Mat Drills Provide Insight Into Toughness
The Word on the Herd -- Feb. 22, 2017

The Marshall University football team uses its Wednesday mornings in the offseason on station-by-station drills that test physical endurance, mental toughness and more.

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2/20/17
MCGILL: Team Effort Makes Vinny Curry Project a Success
The Word on the Herd -- Feb. 20, 2017

The Vinny Curry Project – a fundraising initiative aimed to generate funds to help renovate the football locker room inside Marshall University’s Shewey Building – launched in June. In the second half of 2016, more than 125 former Thundering Herd football players from seven different decades pledged money in support of the project, which could raise as much as $400,000 for the football program.

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2/18/17
MCGILL: Herd's small ball comes up short in front of big crowd
The crowd of 7,620 was the Herd's largest of the season

Saturday night’s head coaches – Middle Tennessee’s Kermit Davis and Marshall’s Dan D’Antoni – each lauded the 7,620 fans, the Herd’s largest home attendance this season. But on the court, D’Antoni determined that smaller is better.

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2/9/17
MCGILL: Herd Greats Make Compelling Topics On National TV
The Word on the Herd -- Feb. 9, 2017

State native and former Marshall men's basketball player Jason Williams discussed former Herd stars Carl Lee, Randy Moss and Mike D'Antoni during national television interview.

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2/8/17
MCGILL: Emileigh Cooper's Legacy Secure With Endowment, Warrior Award
The Word on the Herd -- Feb. 8, 2017

Former Marshall softball player Emileigh Cooper passed away last February, but an endowment scholarship and team award celebrates her spirit and what she gave to Thundering Herd athletics.

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2/1/17
MCGILL: Herd Recruiting Light on Heavyweights -- For a Reason
The Word on the Herd -- Feb. 1, 2017

Marshall football coaches emphasize offensive skill positions and back end of defense for 2017 recruiting class, which was announced Wednesday.

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1/31/17
MCGILL: Technology Key in Evolution of College Football Recruiting
The Word on the Herd -- Jan. 31, 2017

Once upon a time, Marshall head football coach Doc Holliday and his staff were high school football prospects who were being recruited in a much different way. They discuss how recruiting has changed through the years.

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1/29/17
MCGILL: Reunion Weekend Brings Back Memories for '72 Hoops Team
The Word on the Herd -- Jan. 29, 2017

Players from the NCAA tournament team see same style in D'Antoni teams as Marshall found success with 45 years ago.

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1/28/17
MCGILL: Slay Rooted for Loop to Break 3-Point Record
The Word on the Herd -- Jan. 28, 2017

Marshall senior guard Austin Loop surpassed Tamar Slay's school record for career 3-pointers made in Saturday's game against visiting UTEP.

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