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Misery continues for lowly Delaware

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Misery continues for lowly Delaware

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TOWSON, Md. -- Mike Morsell had 19 points and Brian Starr added 15 as Towson held Delaware to two points over the final four minutes to win 67-65 on Thursday night.

Delaware's Ryan Allen pulled up to shoot a 3-pointer in the final seconds, but Eddie Keith II blocked it to secure the win.

Trailing 63-61, Keith hit a jumper with 3:33 remaining to tie and Alex Thomas split a pair of free throws to give the Tigers a 64-63 lead with 2:49 left. Keith added another free throw and Starr dropped in two more before Delaware's Ryan Daley scored on a fast break to close to 67-65 with 14 seconds left.

Delaware had a 32-30 halftime advantage but the Tigers (18-10, 8-7 Colonial Athletic Association) won the second period 37-33. There were 16 ties and 12 lead changes in the game.

Morsell hit 3 of 6 from distance and Starr made 4 of 7 from the floor with two treys.

Ryan Daly and Anthony Mosley had 18 points apiece to lead Delaware (11-17, 4-11), who have lost nine straight.

Drexel blows huge lead in OT heartbreaker

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Drexel blows huge lead in OT heartbreaker

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Mike Morsell scored 31 points -- including the last eight in overtime -- and Towson erased an 18-point, second-half deficit to beat Drexel 94-91 on Thursday night.

Morsell tied it at 89 with a 3-pointer in overtime and immediately followed with another to put Towson up for good. Tramaine Isabell, who scored 32 points, brought Drexel within a point with two foul shots with 53 seconds to go before Morsell buried a jumper 21 seconds later. Isabell made 1 of 2 free throws with 25 seconds to go and missed a short shot as time expired.

Kurk Lee's 3 with 11 minutes remaining gave the Dragons a 67-49 lead before Towson went on a 34-14 blitz that ended when Morsell again scored the final eight points for the Tigers. Lee missed a 3 for a chance to win with four seconds left.

Overall, Morsell scored 16 points in a four-minute span. Zane Martin scored 25 for Towson (17-9, 7-6 Colonial Athletic Association) and Eddie Keith scored 19.

Lee scored 20 for Drexel (11-15, 5-8) and Alihan Demir scored 18.

Drexel slide continues with another road loss

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Drexel slide continues with another road loss

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TOWSON, Md. -- Zane Martin totaled 18 points, five rebounds and four assists and Brian Starr added 16 points and six boards to power Towson to a 90-68 romp over Drexel on Thursday night.

Mike Morsell and Justin Gorham each scored 13 for the Tigers (14-6, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association), while Deshaun Morman scored 12.

Austin Williams topped the Dragons (7-13, 1-6) with 14 points. Tramaine Isabell had 13 points and six rebounds, Kurk Lee chipped in with 12 points, five rebounds and five assists and Alihan Demir scored 10. Drexel has dropped four straight.

Williams scored eight to help Drexel jump out to a 13-5 lead five minutes into the game, but Morman's 3-pointer started an 18-5 run and the Tigers never trailed again. Towson has won four of its last five games.

Towson had a decided advantage at the free-throw line, making 30 of 37 attempts to Drexel's 17-of-20 effort. The Dragons made just 5 of 20 from 3-point range and they were outrebounded 46-25.