Jarrod West had 17 points for Marshall (18-13, 11-7 Conference USA), which earned its fifth straight win after its largest comeback of the season. Taevion Kinsey added 11 points and C.J. Burks had 11 and six rebounds.
Michael Forrest had 15 points for the Owls (17-14, 8-10). Xavian Stapleton added 13 points and Anthony Adger had 12.
The Thundering Herd improve to 2-0 against the Owls this season. Marshall defeated Florida Atlantic 96-84 on Jan. 17.