Towson 76, William & Mary 69: William Adala Moto and Mike Morsell scored 18 points apiece to help the visiting Tigers (10-4) beat the Tribe (8-4) in a Colonial Athletic Association opener.
Morsell grabbed eight rebounds, and Adala Moto made 10 of 12 free-throw attempts.
Towson trailed 39-34 at halftime but took a 43-41 lead in the opening minutes of the second half as William & Mary went three-plus minutes without a field goal. William & Mary had another drought, this time six-plus minutes, and Towson went on a 10-0 run for a 64-54 lead.
Byron Hawkins added 13 points for Towson, which was just 2-for-12 from 3-point range but made 22 of 27 free throws.
David Cohn led William & Mary with 16 points. Sean Sheldon and Omar Prewitt each added 14 points.