- Associated Press - Saturday, February 18, 2017

TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Mike Morsell scored 19 points on 5-of-10 shooting and Towson beat James Madison 75-65 on Saturday night for its sixth straight win.

The Tigers (19-10, 11-5), who have won 11 of 12 overall, have clawed their way back into the pictures in the Colonial Athletic Association standings, just two games behind conference leader UNC Wilmington.

Zane Martin scored 16 points and Deshaun Morman added 12 for Towson, which shot 50 percent from the field and held a slight edge in the rebounding battle (32-29).

Dimitrije Cabarkapa finished with 14 points to lead James Madison (8-21, 6-10), which has lost three of four. Paulius Satkus added his first career double-double, 13 points and 10 rebounds, for the Dukes.

Towson led by 11 at the half and grabbed a 15 point advantage on back-to-back jumpers by Justin Gorham and Arnaud William Adala Moto to open the second half. James Madison managed to get within five late, but could not get closer.

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