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.