|Conference Conference USA|
Assistant coach Mark Cline
Home arena Cam Henderson Center
|2016–17 record 16–13 (9–7 C-USA)|
Assistant coach Scott Rigot
|Head coach Dan D'Antoni (3rd year)|
The 2016–17 Marshall Thundering Herd men's basketball team represents Marshall University during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Thundering Herd, led by third-year head coach Dan D'Antoni, play their home games at the Cam Henderson Center and are members of Conference USA.
On January 24, 2017, assistant coach Chris Duhon resigned following an arrest for driving on a revoked license three days earlier.
The Thundering Herd finished the 2015–16 season 17–16, 12–6 in C-USA play to finish in a three way tie for third place. They defeated UTEP in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Tournament to advance to the semifinals where they lost to Middle Tennessee.
The Thundering Herd was picked to finish in fourth place in the preseason Conference USA poll. Jon Elmore and Ryan Taylor were selected to the preseason All-Conference USA team.