ISU MBB: Geno Luzcando, Big Sky go 1-1 on day one of 3X3U National Championship
Idaho State’s Geno Luzcando and the Big Sky Conference team went 1-1 on day one of pool play Friday at the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship, college basketball’s first-ever 3-on-3 national championship.
Morsell’s 31 points send Towson past Drexel 94-91 in OT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — 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.
Martin, Starr lead Towson to 90-68 rout of Drexel
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — 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.
Hot-shooting Towson upends CAA leader William & Mary 99-73
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Mike Morsell scored 23 points, making 5 of 6 behind the 3-point line, and Zane Martin added 20 points as Towson shot 64 percent from the floor to wallop William & Mary 99-73 on Saturday.
Strong start leads Towson to 73-62 victory over Charleston
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Zane Martin tossed in 16 points to lead five players in double figures and Towson dominated the first half in a 73-62 victory over Charleston on Sunday.
Towson beats defending CAA champ UNC Wilmington 89-71
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Mike Morsell made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points to help Towson beat defending Colonial Athletic Association champion UNC Wilmington 89-71 on Friday night.
The Tigers made 12 of 22 3-pointers — with three from Brian Starr and two apiece by Zane Martin and Jordan McNeil.
Starr and Martin added 12 points apiece for Towson (11-5, 1-2). Eddie Keith II scored 11, Justin Gorham had 10 points and 10 rebounds and McNeil chipped in 10 points.
Wednesday’s college basketball: Oakland cools Towson
Rochester — Kendrick Nunn scored 31 points, Jalen Hayes had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Oakland rolled to a 97-86 victory that snapped Towson's 10-game winning streak Wednesday night.
Nunn was 7-of-13 shooting from 3-point range, and Hayes made all 11 of his free throws. Martez Walker added 20 points for Oakland (7-5), which shot 28 of 52 (54 percent) from the field and made 30 of 36 (83 percent) free throws.
Morsell’s 3 gives Towson 56-55 win in Northern Ireland
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Mike Morsell hit a baseline jumper with 1.5 seconds left to give Towson a 56-55 victory over Manhattan on Saturday for the championship of the inaugural Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic.
Towson missed two shots in the final 11 seconds but both times the ball went out of bounds to the Tigers after scrambles for rebounds, the final time with 3.2 seconds left. Morsell then scored off the final inbounds pass.
Towson outlasts La Salle 67-60 in Northern Ireland
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Zane Martin scored 20 points, Mike Morsell added 17 and Towson outscored La Salle 9-2 in the last 2½ minutes on Friday for a 67-60 win in the inaugural Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic.
The Tigers (7-1), who have won seven straight, face Manhattan in Saturday's championship game while the Explorers (4-4) meet Holy Cross. This is the first time regular season college games have been played in Europe.
Towson edges Georgia Southern 70-67
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Mike Morsell scored 16 points and grabbed four rebounds and Towson edged previously unbeaten Georgia Southern 70-67 in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Wednesday night.
Eddie Keith II made a three-point play to give Towson the lead for good, 63-62, with 1:25 to play. Morsell made a layup after that and Brian Starr sank three free throws in the final 25 seconds to help keep the Tigers (5-1) on top.
Towson beats Penn, 79-71 to reach Gulf Coast title game
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Mike Morsell scored 18 points and led four players into double figure scoring as Towson edged Penn to advance to the championship game of the Gulf Coast Classic tournament Tuesday night.
The Tigers will face George Southern in the championship game Wednesday night.
The victory was the 100th career win at Towson for coach Pat Skerry, who becomes the third coach in school history with 100 wins.
Towson beats Loyola (Md.) 95-72
BALTIMORE (AP) — Brian Starr scored 21, making all seven of his attempts from the field including three 3-pointers, and Towson beat Loyola of Maryland 95-72 on Friday night.
Zane Martin added 19 points on 8-of-13 shooting and the Tigers (2-1) shot 61.8 percent (34 of 55).
Cam Gregory had 17 points for the Greyhounds (0-3), who never led after the opening minutes. Towson had its largest lead at 63-30 with 14:57 left.
Old Dominion outlasts Towson 57-54
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 15 points and Old Dominion held off Towson in the final minute for a 57-54 win in the season opener for both teams on Friday night.
Xavier Green missed the front end of a 1-and-1 with 22 seconds left to leave an opening for Towson in the final seconds, but Martin missed a 3-point attempt with three seconds to go and Green made both free throw attempts with 0.3 seconds.