State hoops roundup (Jan. 21): Towson men earn fourth victory in a row, 75-58
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Jan 21, 2017 | 9:35 PM
Mike Morsell and Arnaud William Adala Moto each had 12 rebounds as Towson (12-9, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Association) won its fourth straight game and earned a season sweep of host Delaware (8-13, 1-7) with a 75-58 win Saturday.
Alex Thomas and John Davis added 13 and 12 points, respectively. The Tigers shot 47.3 percent from the field, ending its streak of three-straight games shooting better than 50 percent.
Colgate 50, Loyola Maryland 49: Sean O'Brien scored 16 points as the host Red Raiders (6-15, 4-4 Patriot League) earned a victory over the Greyhounds. (9-10, 3-5).
Andre Walker had 14 points and seven assists for Loyola.
After trailing by four at halftime, the Greyhounds battled back in the second half to take a 45-38 lead on a 3-pointer by Walker followed by a pair of free throws by Cam Gregory with 4:41 to play.
O'Brien hit two 3-pointers in just over a minute to help put Colgate back on top 48-47 with 46 seconds remaining.
Mount St. Mary's 55, St. Francis Brooklyn 47: The Mountaineers (7-1 Northeast Conference) continued their best start in league play in program history with a victory over the host Terriers (4-17, 2-6).
Junior Robinson scored 19 points, and Elijah Long (John Carroll) had 11 points and a career-high 10 rebounds for Mount St. Mary's, which won its fifth straight.
The Mountaineers stifled St. Francis Brooklyn the entire game, holding the Terriers to 31.1 percent shooting and 5-for-19 from 3-point range.
Savannah State 74, Morgan State 61: A second-half surge carried the host Tigers (7-12, 4-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) over the Bears (7-11, 4-1).
Tiwian Kendley scored 17 points for Morgan State and Kyle Thomas (Milford Mill) added 16.
UMES 82, Bethune-Cookman 79: Bakari Copeland had 10 rebounds and scored seven of his career-high 24 points in the final 4:03 to help the visiting Hawks rally to a victory over the Wildcats (4-15, 1-5), ending a two-game skid.
Ryan Andino scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and Logan McIntosh added 15 with seven assists for UMES (5-14, 2-2 MEAC), which made 22 of 32 free throws compared with 10 attempts by Bethune-Cookman.
Copeland's layup with 1:38 left pulled the Hawks to within 79-78, and McIntosh's layup gave them an 80-79 lead with 59 seconds to go. Thomas Rivera hit two free throws before the Wildcats' Josue Salaam missed a 3-pointer with one second left.