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Marshall University men's basketball team holds media day

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Media Day for the Thundering Herd basketball ball team Media Day for the Thundering Herd basketball ball team
HUNTINGTON, WV -

The men's basketball team at Marshall University held their Media Day for the press Thursday afternoon. 

Friday opens up camp, as the team will hold their first practice of the season. 

This is the first season that team camps have been allowed to start in September. 

Traditionally, the NCAA had the season open the week of October 15. 

Several Herd players talked about why the earlier start season is a benefit to the team. 

Other notes

- According to an athletic department statement, the Herd will have at least six conference games televised. The games on CBSSN will be Jan. 18 as they host Tulsa, the Jan. 25 game at Louisiana Tech, the Feb. 7 game at Southern Miss. and the March 6 home game against Charlotte.  The other two games will be on CSS.  Those games will be the Feb. 1 game against Florida Atlantic and the Feb. 22 game against Middle Tennessee.

- The Green/White Scrimmage is set for Oct. 17. Doors will open at 4:30 as the women take the court at 5:30 and then the men at 7.