Towson, Adala Moto spoil Morgan State's home opener, 78-72
BALTIMORE (AP) William Adala Moto scored seven of his 19 points in the final 3:49 as Towson spoiled the home opener for Morgan State, 78-72 on Tuesday night.
Mike Morsell finished with 22 points to lead the Tigers (2-0). Adala Moto grabbed a team-high 13 rebounds. Both players were named to the preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association team.
Phillip Carr converted a 3-point play with 6:24 left to get Morgan State within three, 65-62, but the Bears could get no closer.
Moto drilled a 3-pointer with 3:49 left to give Towson a 72-62 advantage and knocked down a jumper with 41 seconds left to make it 75-68 and added a pair of free throws with three seconds left to create the final margin.
Tiwian Kendley scored 26 points to lead Morgan State (0-2).
Towson now has won four straight in the series that dates to the 1967-68 season and is 15-13 overall.
Updated November 15, 2016