Marshall Women’s Basketball Celebrates Senior Night Versus Southern Miss

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The Thundering Herd concludes regular season

HUNTINGTON, W.Va.- The Marshall women’s basketball team will wrap up its 2010-11 regular season on Thursday night as the Herd celebrates Tynikki Crook’s senior night in a battle with Southern Miss. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m., in the Cam Henderson Center.

The Thundering Herd dropped its latest contest to East Carolina on Sunday to fall to 8-20 on the season and 4-11 in C-USA play. Alaya Mitchell led the way with 13 points, nine rebounds and four assists on the afternoon.

Thursday marks senior night for the lone senior Crook. The Detroit, Mich. native wraps up a successful four-year career with the Herd. Crook will depart from Huntington in the top-five scoring, rebounds, blocks, free throws made, and free throws attempted.

Southern Miss (10-18, 5-10 C-USA) has dropped four of its last five including a 72-65 defeat at the hands of UCF on Sunday. Tanesha Washington continues to head the charge, totaling 19 points and 12 rebounds against the Knights. Jamierra Faulkner and Geneshia Dunbar also tallied double-digits on the night.

Thursday night also marks camper reunion night and Daddy Daughter night at the Cam Henderson Center. All campers wearing their camper t-shirts will get in for free and parents purchasing an adult ticket will receive free admission for one child.