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Morsell's 3 lifts Towson to 82-80 win over William & Mary

TOWSON, Md. (AP) Eddie Keith II had 16 points on 5-of-7 shooting, John Davis had his second-consecutive double-double and Mike Morsell hit a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left to help Towson beat William & Mary 82-80 on Saturday.

Morsell finished with 11 points, Davis also scored 11 to go with 15 rebounds and Brian Starr added 13 points and five assists.

Daniel Dixon's layup with 46 seconds left gave the Tribe an 80-77 lead, but Starr hit two free throws and, after a William & Mary turnover, Morsell's 3 put Towson (7-5, 15-10 Colonial Athletic Association) up by two. Dixon missed a potential winning 3-pointer with two seconds left.

Dixon scored 23, Nathan Knight added a career-high 15 points and Greg Malinowski had 12 on 4-of-6 shooting from 3-point range for William & Mary (13-10, 7-5).

Towson and the Tribe are now tied with Elon for third in the conference standings.

Dixon made a 3 and then converted a 3-point play to make it 65-39 and William & Mary led by 16 with 14 minutes remaining. Davis scored the next nine points, including a 3-point play that made it 61-54 three minutes later and Morsell hit two 3-pointers during an 8-2 run that pulled the Tigers within one with five minutes to go.

Adala Moto scored four straight points to give Townson its first lead, 77-75, since his layup made it 4-2.

Updated February 4, 2017

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