State Senator Mike Woelfel from Cabell County has stated that he will introduce legislator requiring WVU and Marshall to play in basketball every year in Charleston, WV.
Shane Lyons has recently insinuated that he does not plan on renewing the Capital Classic although Marshall has sent a contract for 2016.
Marshall head coach Dan D'Antoni made is best pitch Thursday night to continue the Capital Classic after the Herd lost to the Mountaineers for the fifth year in a row. "This game there are no winners or losers, this is a game for the state," D'Antoni said of the annual match-up
Following Marshall's 69-66 loss to the Mountaineers last season, first year head coach Dan D'Antoni was confident his team could compete with West Virginia in the years to come. D'Antoni went as far as to say "we're back" following the close loss and felt it would benefit all to play