West scores 22 to lead Marshall over Duquesne 83-61
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jarrod West hit four 3-pointers and scored a season-high 22 points as Marshall easily defeated Duquesne 83-61 on Sunday.
Darius George added a career-high 19 points for Marshall (6-7) and Taevion Kinsey had 13.
The game was part of a doubleheader at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, the home of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. No. 22 West Virginia defeated No. 2 Ohio State 67-59 in the first game. These were the first college games in the arena since its two-year renovation was completed in September.
Marcus Weathers scored a career-high 25 points for the Dukes (10-2), who lost their second-straight neutral site game after getting off to the second-best start in school history. Michael Hughes added 15 points.
Behind George, the Thundering Herd, who shot 51.5% with eight 3-pointers, had a 38-7 advantage in bench points. Duquesne was 3 of 16 behind the arc and shot 34%.