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Marshall basketball’s out of conference schedule includes Louisville and South Carolina as well as rival West Virginia in the 2014-15 season.

The Herd will be under the direction of first-year head coach and Mullens native Dan D’Antoni this season.

The Thundering Herd takes on traditional power Louisville on the road on Nov. 21.

The Cardinals won the national championship two years ago and reached the sweet 16 last season before losing to Kentucky.

South Carolina, an SEC team, visits Huntington on Dec. 1.

The Herd will also entertain Penn State of the Big 10 on Dec. 6.

MU battles West Virginia at the Charleston Civic Center on Dec. 14.

Marshall an exhibition game against Concord on Nov. 8 and will host West Virginia Tech on Nov. 18.

Morehead St., Nevada and Cleveland State are among the other teams on the schedule.

MU finished 11-22 last season and was 4-12 in conference play.

They won one round in the Conference USA tournament before falling to Old Dominion.

John Conley can be reached at 304-732-6060 or on Twitter @PIHnews.

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