Taylor scores 15, Marshall beats Appalachian State 79-53

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Andrew Taylor scored 15 points as Marshall beat Appalachian State 79-53 on Thursday night in a Sun Belt Conference opener.

Taylor added six rebounds and nine assists for the Thundering Herd (12-2, 1-0). Kamdyn Curfman scored 15 points while shooting 6 for 10, including 3 for 6 from beyond the arc. Taevion Kinsey finished 7 of 13 from the floor to finish with 14 points, while adding seven assists.

Tyree Boykin led the Mountaineers (7-7, 0-1) in scoring, finishing with 20 points. Dibaji Walker added seven points for Appalachian State. Xavion Brown also had six points.

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Both teams next play Saturday. Marshall hosts James Madison while Appalachian State visits Southern Miss.

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