Marshall Football Hosts Cincinnati Friday at 8 p.m.


Darius Marshall

Darius Marshall

Oct. 1, 2008

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Marshall University hosts the University of Cincinnati and a national television audience on Friday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Thundering Herd fans are encouraged to wear white clothing to the game that will be televised by ESPN. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:06 p.m.

The Thundering Herd enters the game with a 3-2 overall record and is 2-0 in Conference USA action. The Bearcats, members of the BIG EAST, are 3-1 overall.

WHITEOUT '08: The Marshall athletic department is conducting "Whiteout '08" and 7,500 white t-shirts will be distributed to fans at at the game. The first 1,000 students will also receive white rally towels and an additional 1,000 fans will receive "rolla banner" signs.

TELEVISION, INTERNET AND RADIO: The game will be televised nationally by ESPN with Bob Wischusen handling play by play duties and Brock Huard serving as analyst. The game's radio broadcast will also be available via satellite radio on SIRIUS channel 126. The Thundering Herd/ISP Radio broadcast will be available on Herd All-Access through Marshall's official athletics website Herdzone.com. Due to TV rights there will be no video of the game on Herd All-Access. ESPN 360.com will have a video stream of the broadcast where available.

TICKETS: Tickets are still available and can be purchased online at www.Herdzone.com or by calling the Marshall ticket office at 1-800-THE-HERD. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Cam Henderson Center Ticket Office Thursday and Friday during normal business hours. Game day Will Call opens at 5:30 p.m. and tickets will go on sale at the Gate A ticket booth at 1 p.m. Friday. The stadium gates will open at 6:30 p.m.

PARKING: All Stadium permit parking lots are scheduled to open at 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

THUNDER WALK: The team walk to the stadium from the Cam Henderson Center will begin at approximately 6 p.m. on Friday.