LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- -Jared Jordan scored 30 points and Will Whittington added 16, leading Marist to an 89-78 victory over Western Michigan on Sunday in the third-place game of the Old Spice Classic at Disney World.
Marist (4-2) broke the contest open with an 18-2 run early in the second half. Five players scored in the surge for the Red Foxes, who have not been involved in a game decided by fewer than seven points this season.
Western Michigan (2-4) trailed by as many as 21, but Andre Ricks scored seven of his 16 points in 36 seconds to make it 81-73 with just under two minutes remaining.
The teams were tied six times in the first half before Jordan, who also had nine assists, scored 10 consecutive points for the Red Foxes in a 13-5 run that put them ahead for good.