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Towson beats Northeastern, 82-54, in CAA quarterfinals

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Zane Martin scored 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting, and Williams Adala Moto had 12 points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals to help Towson beat Northeastern 82-54 on Saturday night in a Colonial Athletic Association Tournament quarterfinal.

Brian Starr also scored 12 points and Jordan McNeil added 10 for third-seeded Towson (20-12), which plays No. 2 seed College of Charleston in the semifinals on Sunday

Mike Morsell made a layup and Adala Moto scored the final six points of a 13-5 run to open the game and the Tigers never trailed. After Alex Murphy's layup pulled No. 6 seed Northeastern (15-16) to 15-10 with 8:54 remaining in the half, the Huskies missed eight of their next 10 field-goal attempts. McNeil's 3-pointer capped a 9-2 run that made it 24-12 about three minutes later and Towson led by double figures the rest of the way.

T.J. Williams led Northeastern with 15 points and Bolden Brace scored 10.

Updated March 4, 2017

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