State hoops roundup (Feb. 20): Davis' 24 points help Towson top Elon, 67-56
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Feb 20, 2016 | 11:06 PM
John Davis scored 14 points and had eight rebounds, William Adala Moto had 13 rebounds, and host Towson beat Elon, 67-56, on Saturday.
Byron Hawkins had 12 points and Timajh Parker-Rivera added 11 for the Tigers (19-10, 10-6 Colonial Athletic Association).
A jumper by Hawkins put the Tigers up 39-29 with 17:46 to play. The Phoenix (15-14, 6-10) responded with a 12-7 run, reducing their deficit to 46-41 with 11:59 to go. But Parker-Rivera made a layup and Mike Morsell's 3-pointer stretched the lead back to 10.
Towson held Elon to 31 percent (18-for-58) shooting from the field.
Charles Glover added 13 points and BK Ashe had 11 with 10 rebounds for Mount St. Mary's.
Trailing by three in the first half, the Mount broke away with a 10-0 run to make it 18-11 and led the rest of the way.
Bryant cut the deficit to 58-50 with 3:13 left, but that was as close as the Bulldogs would get.
North Carolina Central 79, Morgan State 53: Dante Holmes scored 18 points and Patrick Cole scored 14 off the bench as the visiting Eagles (11-16, 6-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) topped the Bears (5-20, 3-9).
Cedric Blossom had 20 points and seven rebounds for Morgan State, which lost its fifth game in a row.
Jairus Lyles had 19 points for the Retrievers, who lost their fourth in a row.
Army West Point 49, Navy 34: Kelsey Minato scored 13 points and had five assists as the Black Knights (23-2, 14-1 Patriot League) beat the host Mids (14-12, 8-7), to extend a program-record 13-game winning streak.
Aimee Oertner had 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks for Army, which swept Navy for the first time since 2013.
Christina Potts had 10 points and was the lone player in double figures for the Mids, who shot 22 percent (13-for-59) from the field and committed 15 turnovers.