List of Marshall University people

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This is a list of notable people associated with Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, United States of America.




  • Dan D'Antoni, head coach Marshall University since 2014; previously professional NBA assistant coach, with Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns; member of Marshall University Athletic Hall of Fame; as point guard led Herd to back-to-back NIT appearances in 1967 and 1968, advancing to "Final Four" with wins over Villanova and Nebraska in 1967, losing in 2OT to St. Peter's (102-93); coached Socastee High School at Myrtle Beach, S.C. to over 500 wins, created Beach Ball Classic Tournament with both basketball and scholar competitions.
  • Mike D'Antoni, current head coach of Houston Rockets, previously head coach Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, Denver Nuggets and in Italian League for many years; former player, NBA Kansas City Royals, and Italian League; 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors (1998); Marshall University Athletic Hall of Fame for leading Herd to NCAA Tournament in 1972 (23-4, No. 12 in nation in Associated Press poll and No. 18 in UPI poll, reached as high as No. 8 in nation in AP); and to NIT in 1973 (20-7), losing to Fairfield (80-76)[1]
  • Hal Greer, Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame (inducted 1982), Springfield, Mass.; 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Philadelphia 76ers and Syracuse Nationals; Marshall University Athletic Hall of Fame; WV Sportswriters Hall of Fame;[2] won NBA Title in 1967, was MVP of All-Star Game in 1968.
  • Hassan Whiteside, professional basketball, NBA Sacramento Kings, 2010–11, Miami Heat 2014–17, drafted in second round of 2010 Draft; NBADL Reno Bighorns, 2011–12, and Sioux Falls Skyforce, 2012–13; played just one year at Marshall, but set game (13), season and career (182) blocks records for Marshall, 2009–10, for Coach Donnie Jones, and helped Herd to CIT berth, first post-season for MU since 1988, earning Freshman All-American honors from The Sporting News.
  • Tyler Wilkerson, professional basketball, Israel, 2011–12; NBADL, Austin Toros. 2012–13; finished with 657 rebounds (16th all-time) and 1,038 points (38th all-time) at Marshall University, and helped Herd to back-to-back CIT berths, the Herd's first post-season action since 1988.











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