Marshall holds off Robert Morris

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. Jarrod West had 20 points as Marshall got past Robert Morris 67-60 in a season opener on Thursday night.

Taevion Kinsey had 12 points for Marshall, including a go-ahead layup with 3:06 left that sparked a 10-2 run. Mikel Beyers added 11 points.

Yannis Mendy had 14 points for the Colonials, who trailed 33-27 at halftime. Josh Williams added 13 points, including four three-pointers. AJ Bramah had 11 points.

Marshall matches up against Toledo at home on Sunday. Robert Morris plays Notre Dame on the road on Saturday.