MARSHALL MEN'S BASKETBALL TO FACE CINCINNATI IN 2011 & 2012





April 20, 2011

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Marshall University will face the University of Cincinnati in men's basketball action during the next two seasons as part of the Global Sports Shootout, an exempt tournament.

The Thundering Herd will travel to Cincinnati on Nov. 25, 2011 and UC will return the game to the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum on December 15, 2012.

Last season, Cincinnati posted a 26-9 overall record, posted an 11-7 record in Big East Conference action, and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament before falling to eventual national champion UConn, 69-58.

Marshall is coming off of a 22-12 season under first-year head coach Tom Herrion and a berth in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.