LAS VEGAS (AP) Mike Morsell scored 19 points and Towson defeated Iona 76-69 on Thursday at the South Point Holiday Hoops Classic.
Towson had a 45-34 rebounding edge, including 13-7 on the offensive boards that led to a 15-7 advantage on second-chance points.
Towson led 37-25 at halftime. Iona used a 10-0 run, with five points from Washington, to get within four, 48-44, with 10 1/2 minutes left in the game. But Towson went on a 13-3 run, with five points from Morsell and four from Starr, and rode the cushion to the victory.
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