HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Ryan Taylor scored 18 points and had 12 rebounds as Marshall cruised to a 77-49 victory over Presbyterian on Sunday.
Taylor was 8 of 13 from the field, and has led Marshall in scoring in three straight games. Marshall (6-9) snapped a three-game losing streak.
Presbyterian pulled within four, 42-38, on two Jordan Downing free throws with 15:05 remaining. Marshall answered with a 30-9 run. Taylor capped the run, hitting two 3-pointers, a jumper and a layup to give the Thundering Herd a 72-47 lead with 2:37 to play.
Downing scored 18 points and had seven rebounds to lead Presbyterian (4-11). William Truss added 13 points for the Blue Hose.