The Word on the Herd
Tipoff is set for 8 p.m.
The two teams will compete for the Elli Johnson Trophy
Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.
Jon Elmore, C.J. Burks and Ajdin Penava combined to score 81 points
Photos from Marshall vs. Middle Tennessee State University in the Conference USA Tournament Championship on 3/11/17.
USATSI Gallery - Louisiana Tech vs. Marshall - C-USA Tournament
Men's Basketball against North Texas on March 4, 2017 at the Cam Henderson Center. Senior night. Photos by Rick Haye.
Photos of Marshall men's basketball against UTEP on Jan. 28, 2017 at the Cam Henderson Center. Photos by Rick Haye.
Marshall men's basketball photos against UTSA on Jan. 26, 2017 at the Cam Henderson Center. Photos by Rick Haye.
2016-17 (SENIOR): C-USA All-Academic Team member … selected to CoSIDA’s Academic All-District team … finished his career having made the most 3-pointers in school history (293) … those 293 3-pointers are fourth in league history and No. 199 in NCAA history … led the team in 3-pointers (112), 3-point attempts (254), 3-point field goal percentage (44.1 percent) and free throw percentage (86.1 percent) … his 113 appearances are No. 14 in school history and he finished his career having started in 100 consecutive games … averaged 10.9 points and 1.9 rebounds during the season … his 112 3-pointers were second in school history behind Keith Veney, while they are eighth in league history for an individual in a single season … led the league in made 3-pointers this season … tied for ninth in the nation for made 3-pointers … No. 12 in the nation in 3-point FG percentage … third in the league in 3-point field goal percentage … became the school’s all-time 3-point leader at the 1:40 mark in the first half against UTEP (Jan. 28) … joined the 1,000-point club when he dunked against WKU on Feb. 11 … added 20 points and made six 3-pointers against the Hilltoppers ... surpassed 200 made 3-pointers vs. Ohio (Nov. 30) … became the first player to reach 200 3-pointers since Damier Pitts … scored a season-high 24 points from five 3-pointers, two field goals and five free throws … collected a career-high four assists, season-high five rebounds and shot 6-of-8 (75.0 percent) from 3-point land to score 18 points against Louisiana Tech … made at least five 3-pointers in 11 different games … led the team in 3-pointers in 16 different game … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2015-16 (JUNIOR): Marshall’s first repeat member of the Conference USA All-Academic Team … started all 33 games at wing; one of three Herd players to start every game … led the Herd with 2.6 threes made per game; 86 total for the year (No. 6 season in Marshall history) … 216 attempted threes ranks No. 4 all-time for Marshall … 13 games in double-figure scoring, with four 20-point games … career-high eight 3-pointers (8-of-10) and 26 points made against Eastern Kentucky (Dec. 12) … hit game-winning buzzer-beater in overtime to end regular season against Southern Miss (March 5) … named to C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Conference USA All-Academic Team … received Mike D'Antoni "Mr. Marshall" Award from Herd coaches ... 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 … named to C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
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.