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Recap - Marshall Defeats Florida International 79-66

Marshall grabbed a 79-66 win over Florida International on Friday, behind a 16-point effort from Andrew Taylor at Ocean Bank Convocation Center.

Marshall won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -9.5-point spread as favorites.

Marshall got 16 points from Jarrod West and another 15 points from Darius George. Jarrod West contributed 6 assists, while Andrew Taylor cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Florida International got a 11-point performance from Jonathan Nunez, who was supported by 11 points from Dimon Carrigan. Tevin Brewer had 7 assists in a losing cause for Florida International, while Antonio Daye, Jr. grabbed 8 rebounds.

Marshall was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Marshall as they grabbed 34 boards, while Florida International only had 33