Marshall improves to 8-3 in Conference USA, most league wins since 2011-12
The Word on the Herd - Jan. 29, 2016
The Word on the Herd - Jan. 20, 2016
Marshall moves to 3-0 in C-USA for first time since 2011-12
Marshall looking for first 2-0 start in C-USA play since 2011-12
Marshall Men's Basketball falls short 81-78 vs. UAB at Cam Henderson Center.
Photos from Marshall men's basketball's 82-66 win over Middle Tennessee on Jan. 28, 2016, at Cam Henderson Center.
Photos from Marshall's 99-81 victory over the FIU on Saturday night at the Cam Henderson Center
Photos from Marshall's win over Florida Atlantic on January 7, 2016 at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, W.Va.
Photos from Marshall's victory over WKU on January 3, 2016 at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, W.Va.
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Conference USA All-Academic Team … No. 2 in C-USA with 84 made 3-pointers … 84 threes in a season ranks No. 6 all-time at Marshall … 214 attempted 3-pointers ranks No. 5 all-time for Herd … season 3-point percentage of .393 (84-of-214) ranks No. 21 in Herd history … free-throw percentage of .887 (63-of-71) ranks No. 4 all-time for a Marshall season … the Herd’s No. 2 scorer this season with 11.3 points per game … posted a career-high 26 points against Charlotte (Jan. 10) … went 6-of-10 from long range in a career performance against Western Kentucky (Feb. 14) … perfect from the free-throw line on 11 different occasions … contributed double-figure scoring in 20 of 32 games played … one of two players to start all 32 games … was awarded a scholarship by coach Dan D’Antoni for the spring 2015 semester ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2013-14 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in 13 of 33 games ... In his second season at Marshall, the redshirt freshman finished the year averaging 3.2 points per game and 5.8 minutes per game ... recorded a career high in points with 17 on Dec. 17 against Alice Lloyd ... was awarded a scholarship on Jan. 12 following the UTEP game ...posted a 3.5 grade point average, which is a team high.
2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for having a GPA of at least 3.0.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years for head coach Steven Ater at South Webster High School... Averaged 17.1 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 2.8 assists as a senior... Was named first team all-district and first team all-state... Earned academic all-Ohio honors... Was a participant at the SOC All-Conference Game and the district all-star game.
PERSONAL: Born September 10, 1993... Son of DeWayne and Robbin Loop... Has one brother, Wes ... Full name is Austin Lee Loop... Double-major in clinical exercise physiology and biomechanics.