Marshall's Cam Books-Harris (24) attempts to drive the baseline against Robert Morris' Josh Williams (0) during an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in Huntington, W.Va. (Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP)
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — 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.

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