The win means that Marshall's game next week against East Carolina will determine the Conference USA East Division champion. The winner of that game will play in the conference title game on Dec. 7.
Marshall (8-3, 6-1 Conference USA) got on the board with a 25-yard touchdown pass from Cato to Hoskins in the second quarter. Cato and Hoskins also connected for a pair of scores -- a 15-yarder and a 32-yarder -- in the third. Cato finished with four touchdown passes on the day.
It was the Thundering Herd's fourth straight win and sixth in their past seven games.
Florida International (1-10, 1-6) managed just 262 yards of total offense. It's the seventh time this season that the Panthers have scored 10 points or fewer.
A UCLA football player was suspended indefinitely Friday after he was arrested on suspicion of rape.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
The University of Wisconsin agreed to a 10-year deal with Under Armour on Friday worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.