Marshall 61, Columbus 58
Mia Morel and Laura Nickel each poured in 15 points to help Marshall (7-0) defeat visiting Columbus (0-7).
After leading by 13 in the second half, the hosts sustained a furious Columbus rally, thanks to a 17-for-23 mark at the free-throw line.
Erica Patrick missed a game-tying three-pointer at the buzzer, but scored 25 points for the visitors.
Samira Arvin added 12 points for Marshall.