Georgia Southern loses to Marshal in final seconds, 84-83


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Andrew Taylor scored 28 points and his layup with 14 seconds left were the game's final points and Marshall beat Georgia Southern 84-83 on Thursday night.

Taylor shot 9 for 24 and 8 of 10 from the free throw line for the Thundering Herd (22-6, 11-4 Sun Belt Conference). Taevion Kinsey added 25 points while going 9 of 12 and 6 of 12 from the free throw line and grabbed five rebounds.

Andrei Savrasov led the way for the Eagles (14-14, 7-8) with 20 points, six rebounds and two steals. Tyren Moore added 16 points for Georgia Southern. Tai Strickland also had 13 points.

Both teams next play Saturday. Marshall hosts Troy while Georgia Southern visits Southern Miss.