Towson vs Iona

Morsell leads Towson over Iona

Associated Press
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LAS VEGAS (AP) Mike Morsell scored 19 points and Towson defeated Iona 76-69 on Thursday at the South Point Holiday Hoops Classic.

William Adala Moto and Brian Starr added 14 points each - a career-best for Starr - for the Tigers (8-5), who made 21 of 30 free throws to 8 of 11 for the Gaels (8-4).

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.

Jon Severe scored 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting, making 3 of 4 3-pointers, while Jordan Washington added 12 points, Deyshonee Much 11 and Schadrac Casimir 10 for the Gaels (8-4).

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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Scoreboard
Towson (8-5) «373976
Iona (8-4)254469

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Towson Tigers
A. Adala Moto, F253-127-941214
A. Thomas, F201-20-06232
M. Morsell, G316-115-660219
B. Starr, G315-103-453014
D. Morman, G213-62-45318
J. Davis212-52-39016
E. Keith II191-22-42135
Z. Martin141-40-02102
J. Gorham132-30-02014
J. McNeil51-30-01002
Totals 25-5821-3045111376
 43.1%70% 
Iona Gaels
J. Washington, F214-114-661412
E. Crawford, F182-70-01025
R. McGill, G362-40-06324
S. Cassell Jr., G263-90-03227
J. Severe, G227-103-331420
D. Much294-130-061311
S. Casimir254-71-200110
T. Bessick100-20-04030
T. Williams80-00-02000
J. Svandrlik50-10-00000
Totals 26-648-113482169
 40.6%72.7% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276
 
Other games
MRSH 91 Final
CINCY 93
APEAY 62 Final
IND 97
KAN 71 Final
UNLV 53
SCST 47 Final
STMA 74
USC 83 Final
MOST 75