Towson's Mike Morsell was named the Colonial Athletic Association's men's basketball Player of the Week after the 6-foot-5, 210-pound guard earned Most Valuable Player honors at the Gulf Coast Showcase. He led the Tigers to the tournament title, averaging 14.0 points a game in Towson's victories over Florida Atlantic, Penn and previously unbeaten Georgia Southern. Morsell shot 48 percent from the field and added 3.7 rebounds per game as Towson won its first tournament title since 1990.
Men's college soccer
Blue Jays honored: Johns Hopkins junior Cole Rosenberger was named the Centennial Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year for his sport. ... The Johns Hopkins coaching staff was named the United Soccer Coaches Mid-Atlantic Regional Coaching Staff of the Year. Head coach Craig Appleby and assistants Winston Earle and William Vanzela led the Blue Jays to a 16-1-4 record.
Wizards offer scholarshipsto summer basketball camps
The Washington Wizards will provide 40 scholarships for families interested in sending their child to one of the seven Jr. Wizards Summer Basketball Camps taking place this year. The weeklong summer camps are open to boys and girls ages 6-14. To nominate a player, a short essay of 500 words or less on why your nominee deserves consideration for a scholarship must be completed. Applications can be submitted at washingtonwizards.com/jrwizards.
Horse racing: Nominations close today for the first of 10 stakes to be held at Laurel Park in December. Four stakes worth $375,000 in purses are scheduled for Dec. 9 as Laurel winds down the current fall meet, which runs through Dec. 31. Nominations are free and can be made by calling 800-638-1859 or by e-mailing stakes coordinator Coley Blind at email@example.com.
Books: Ravens broadcaster and author Stan White will sign copies of his book, "If These Walls Could Talk: Baltimore Ravens," on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Greetings and Readings, 118-AA Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, and at 3p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 8123 Honeygo Blvd Suite E, Baltimore.
— From Sun staff and news services