Marshall improves to 8-3 in Conference USA, most league wins since 2011-12
Marshall searching for first win in San Antonio
Most combined points in regulation Marshall basketball game since 1996
Herd to return to Lone Star State, Thursday
UAB 81, Marshall 78
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): All-Conference USA Third Team … as Marshall’s “point forward,” he led the league with 14 double-doubles (all on points/rebounds), including a streak of seven from Jan. 22 through Feb. 14 … seven-game streak is the longest for Marshall since J.R. VanHoose closed out 2000-01 with 10 … Herd’s leading scorer (14.1/game) and rebounder (8.6/game) … tied career-high 25 points against WVU Tech (Nov. 18) … recorded career-highs of 18 rebounds and eight assists against No. 7 Louisville (Nov. 21) … reached double-figure scoring in 28 of 32 games … grabbed five or more rebounds in 28 of 32 games, and 10 or more in 14 games … posted four 20-point performances … one of two players to start all 32 games.
2013-14 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in 31 of 33 games ... Made 29 starts on the year ... In his first season at Marshall, the freshman phenom averaged 12.8 points and led the team with 7.2 rebounds ... He had one of his best performances of his career vs. Alice Lloyd (Dec. 17) racking up 25 points and eight rebounds, all the while shooting 10-of-13 from the field and 5-of-6 from the free-throw line ... Scored in double digits in 20 games (20 or more twice) and recorded seven double-doubles ... Received C-USA Freshman of the Week honors twice (Jan. 6 and 27) ... Was named to the C-USA All-Freshman team.
2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Sat out the season as a prop.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for former Marshall player A.W. Hamilton at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. for the 2011-12 season... Helped Hargrave to a 38-1 record and a No. 2 national ranking while averaging 22 points and 11 rebounds... Only loss was in the prep school national championship to Brewster Academy in which Taylor scored 22 points and had 10 rebounds before leaving the game with an injury... Recorded a triple double (25 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists) on Feb. 1, 2012 in a 115-83 win over St. John's North West Military Academy... Played for his uncle, Paul Handley as a senior at Louisville's Western High School... Ranked the 32nd best small forward and 132nd overall by Rivals in 2011... Recorded 24 points and 10 rebounds in the 2010-11 Kentucky-Indiana All-Star game... Played three seasons at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis... Averaged 27.6 points, 14.2 rebounds, 4.2 blocks, 4.1 assists and 3.3 steals and shot 54.9 percent from the field as a junior... Was named first-team all-state as a junior.