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State basketball roundup (Dec. 2): Morsell gives Towson men Belfast title

State basketball roundup (Dec. 2): Morsell gives Towson men Belfast title

Mike Morsell hit a baseline jumper with 1.5 seconds left to give the Towson men's basketball team a 56-55 victory over Manhattan on Saturday for the championship of the inaugural Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic in Northern Ireland.

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.

Martin was 9-for-14 shooting and scored 20 points for the Tigers (8-1), who have won eight straight since a three-point loss at Old Dominion in their opener.

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