Towson vs William & Mary

William & Mary fights off Towson for an 83-79 win

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Daniel Dixon scored a career high 32 points shooting 17 for 18 from the free throw line and Nathan Knight scored 20 before fouling out as William & Mary held off a furious Towson rally to beat the Tigers 83-79 on Friday.

Towson (19-12, 11-7) is the Colonial Athletic Association's No. 3 seed and will play a quarterfinal tournament game against Northeastern (15-15, 8-10) on March 4.

Jordan McNeil's 3-pointer brought Towson to within 81-79 with 13 seconds left, and the Tigers outscored William & Mary 37-21 in the final 14- 1/2 minutes. Dixon sealed the win with two free throws with nine seconds left. Greg Malinowski chipped in 10.

William & Mary (16-13, 10-8) took a 31-12 lead before the Tigers battled back and trailed 42-33 at halftime. The Tribe started the second half with an 18-9 run and led 60-42 on Knight's dunk with 14:46 left.

William Adala Moto led Towson with 15 points, Deshaun Morman and McNeil each scored 13, while Brian Starr and Zane Martin each scored 10.

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Scoreboard
Towson (19-12)334679
William & Mary (16-13) «424183

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Towson Tigers
A. Adala Moto, F294-66-1150415
A. Thomas, F132-32-25026
B. Starr, G314-60-012310
D. Morman, G233-87-944413
M. Morsell, G191-61-21123
J. McNeil234-93-442213
J. Gorham191-25-66047
Z. Martin193-93-420310
E. Keith II131-30-01012
D. Tunstall110-00-03030
Totals 23-5227-383592879
 44.2%71.1% 
William & Mary Tribe
G. Malinowski, F293-72-221110
N. Knight, F248-104-672520
D. Dixon, G367-1417-1865332
O. Prewitt, G351-73-67435
M. Schlotman, G61-10-01102
D. Cohn281-22-62215
J. Whitman131-12-42054
P. Rowley111-10-02143
C. Burchfield60-20-00000
J. Pierce60-02-20002
O. Tot60-00-00020
Totals 23-4532-4430162483
 51.1%72.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Will. & Mary5-112-574
Elon4-212-794
Hofstra4-211-780
Northeastern4-211-7119
Delaware4-211-8231
Towson3-313-669
Charleston3-312-6128
UNC-Wilm.2-45-13290
Drexel1-57-12257
J. Madison0-64-15321
 
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