Morsell’s 31 points send Towson past Drexel 94-91 in OT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Mike Morsell scored 31 points – including the last eight in overtime – and Towson erased an 18-point, second-half deficit to beat Drexel 94-91 on Thursday night.
Morsell tied it at 89 with a 3-pointer in overtime and immediately followed with another to put Towson up for good. Tramaine Isabell, who scored 32 points, brought Drexel within a point with two foul shots with 53 seconds to go before Morsell buried a jumper 21 seconds later. Isabell made 1 of 2 free throws with 25 seconds to go and missed a short shot as time expired.
Kurk Lee’s 3 with 11 minutes remaining gave the Dragons a 67-49 lead before Towson went on a 34-14 blitz that ended when Morsell again scored the final eight points for the Tigers. Lee missed a 3 for a chance to win with four seconds left.
Overall, Morsell scored 16 points in a four-minute span. Zane Martin scored 25 for Towson (17-9, 7-6 Colonial Athletic Association) and Eddie Keith scored 19.
Lee scored 20 for Drexel (11-15, 5-8) and Alihan Demir scored 18.