2012–13 Marshall Thundering Herd men's basketball team

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2012–13 Marshall Thundering Herd men's basketball
Marshall Thundering Herd logo.svg
Conference Conference USA
2012–13 record 13–19 (6–10 C-USA)
Head coach Tom Herrion
Assistant coach Mark Cline
Assistant coach Dino Presley
Assistant coach Josh King
Home arena Cam Henderson Center
Seasons
2012–13 Conference USA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#20 Memphis 16 0   1.000     31 5   .861
Southern Miss 12 4   .750     27 10   .730
UTEP 10 6   .625     18 14   .563
East Carolina 9 7   .563     23 12   .657
UCF* 9 7   .563     20 11   .645
Tulsa 8 8   .500     17 16   .515
Houston 7 9   .438     20 13   .606
UAB 7 9   .438     16 17   .485
Tulane 6 10   .375     20 15   .571
Marshall 6 10   .375     13 19   .406
SMU 5 11   .313     15 17   .469
Rice 1 15   .063     5 26   .161
2013 C-USA Tournament winner
As of April 2, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll
*Ineligible for postseason play due to NCAA sanctions

The 2012–13 Marshall Thundering Herd men's basketball team represented Marshall University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Thundering Herd, led by third year head coach Tom Herrion, played their home games at the Cam Henderson Center and were members of Conference USA. They finished the season 13–19, 6–10 in C-USA play to finish in a tie for ninth place. They lost in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament to Tulane.

Preseason[edit]

Recruiting[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Ryan Taylor
SF
Louisville, KY Hargrave Military Academy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) May 15, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: POST
Kareem Canty
PG
Harlem, NY Faith Baptist Christian 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 188 lb (85 kg) Oct 2, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 88
Tamron Manning
SG
Georgetown, KY Scott County High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Oct 5, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 88
Elijah Pittman
PF
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Lamar State College 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Oct 30, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: JC
D.D. Scarver
SG
Birmingham, AL Trinity Valley CC 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) May 16, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: JC
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NR   Rivals: NR  ESPN: NR
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

2012–13 Marshall Thundering Herd men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Martin, ChrisChris Martin 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Upper Marlboro, Maryland
F 1 Tinnon, DennisDennis Tinnon 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 232 lb (105 kg) Sr Green Bay, Wisconsin
F 2 Goff, RobertRobert Goff 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Sr Indianapolis, Indiana
F 4 Hanner, JamirJamir Hanner 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
C 11 Spikes, NigelNigel Spikes 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) RS Sr Fort Lauderdale, Florida
G 12 Canty (I), KareemKareem Canty (I) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Harlem, New York
G 15 Boykins, DeVinceDeVince Boykins 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 211 lb (96 kg) RS Fr Forest City, North Carolina
F 21 Goard, TyQuaneTyQuane Goard 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 206 lb (93 kg) So Charleston, West Virginia
G/F 23 Scarver, D.D.D.D. Scarver 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 202 lb (92 kg) Jr Birmingham, Alabama
F 24 Pittman, ElijahElijah Pittman 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 219 lb (99 kg) Fr Covington, Kentucky
C 31 Kambola, JPJP Kambola 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS So Toronto, Ontario, Canada
G 32 Manning, TamronTamron Manning 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Georgetown, Kentucky
C 34 Mbao, YousYous Mbao 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 249 lb (113 kg) RS Jr Rufisque, Senegal
G 35 Loop, AustinAustin Loop 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 202 lb (92 kg) Fr South Webster, Ohio
G 50 Kane, DeAndreDeAndre Kane 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS Jr Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2012-10-14

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/01/2012*
8:00 PM
Bluefield College W 94–67 
Cam Henderson Center (4,631)
Huntington, WV
Regular Season
11/09/2012*
7:30 PM
Longwood W 81–47  1–0
Cam Henderson Center (5,472)
Huntington, WV
11/11/2012*
1:00 PM, ESPN3
at Villanova
2K Sports Classic
L 68–80  1–1
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
11/16/2012*
4:30 PM
vs. U of DC
2K Sports Classic
W 80–58  2–1
Hofstra Arena (3,142)
Hempstead, NY
11/17/2012*
2:30 PM
vs. South Dakota State
2K Sports Classic
L 77–78  2–2
Hofstra Arena (2,076)
Hempstead, NY
11/18/2012*
3:00 PM
at Hofstra
2K Sports Classic
L 100–103 2OT 2–3
Hofstra Arena (1,276)
Hempstead, NY
11/24/2012*
7:00 PM
Nevada W 89–82  3–3
Cam Henderson Center (5,583)
Huntington, WV
11/28/2012*
7:00 PM
Morehead State W 70–67  4–3
Cam Henderson Center (5,877)
Huntington, WV
12/01/2012*
7:00 PM
UNC Wilmington W 61–58  5–3
Cam Henderson Center (5,689)
Huntington, WV
12/05/2012*
7:30 PM, WOWK
vs. West Virginia
Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic
L 59–69  5–4
Charleston Civic Center (11,512)
Charleston, WV
12/08/2012*
7:00 PM
Coppin State W 69–63  6–4
Cam Henderson Center (5,152)
Huntington, WV
12/15/2012*
2:00 PM, CBSSN
vs. No. 11 Cincinnati L 56–72  6–5
Charleston Civic Center (5,432)
Charleston, WV
12/19/2012*
7:00 PM
Savannah State W 64–48  7–5
Cam Henderson Center (5,316)
Huntington, WV
12/22/2012*
4:00 PM, ESPN2
at Kentucky L 54–82  7–6
Rupp Arena (24,271)
Lexington, KY
01/02/2013*
7:00 PM
Delaware State L 51–53  7–7
Cam Henderson Center (5,039)
Huntington, WV
01/05/2013*
2:00 PM
at Ohio L 57–94  7–8
Convocation Center (6,971)
Athens, OH
01/09/2013
7:00 PM
Tulsa W 79–61  8–8 (1–0)
Cam Henderson Center (5,115)
Huntington, WV
01/12/2013
9:00 PM
at UTEP L 63–74  8–9 (1–1)
Don Haskins Center (8,519)
El Paso, TX
01/19/2013
7:00 PM
East Carolina W 77–56  9–9 (2–1)
Cam Henderson Center (6,056)
Huntington, WV
01/23/2013
7:00 PM, CSS
at Southern Miss L 46–102  9–10 (2–2)
Reed Green Coliseum (4,106)
Hattiesburg, MS
01/26/2013
2:00 PM, FSN
at Memphis L 72–73  9–11 (2–3)
FedEx Forum (16,386)
Memphis, TN
01/30/2013
7:00 PM
SMU L 57–68  9–12 (2–4)
Cam Henderson Center (5,407)
Huntington, WV
02/02/2013
2:00 PM, CSS
UCF W 75–71  10–12 (3–4)
Cam Henderson Center (5,856)
Huntington, WV
02/06/2013
8:00 PM
at Tulane L 75–91  10–13 (3–5)
Avron B. Fogelman Arena (2,158)
New Orleans, LA
02/09/2013
3:00 PM
at UAB L 61–75  10–14 (3–6)
Bartow Arena (4,328)
Birmingham, AL
02/13/2013
7:00 PM
Rice W 71–70  11–14 (4–6)
Cam Henderson Center (5,308)
Huntington, WV
02/16/2013
8:00 PM, CBSSN
No. 22 Memphis L 59–71  11–15 (4–7)
Cam Henderson Center (6,116)
Huntington, WV
02/20/2013
7:00 PM
at UCF W 82–70  12–15 (5–7)
UCF Arena (4,739)
Orlando, FL
02/23/2013
7:00 PM
UAB L 48–52  12–16 (5–8)
Cam Henderson Center (6,614)
Huntington, WV
03/02/2013
2:00 PM, CSS
at Houston L 76–103  12–17 (5–9)
Hofheinz Pavilion (3,935)
Houston, TX
03/05/2013
7:00 PM, CBSSN
Southern Miss W 88–84  13–17 (6–9)
Cam Henderson Center (5,364)
Huntington, WV
03/09/2013
5:00 PM
at East Carolina L 79–86  13–18 (6–10)
Williams Arena (5,377)
Greenville, NC
2013 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament
03/13/2013
9:30 PM
vs. Tulane
First Round
L 64–66  13–19
BOK Center (5,743)
Tulsa, OK
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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