Morgan St. 54, Towson 51
BALTIMORE (AP)—Sam Brand scored 18 points to lead Morgan State to a 54-51 win against Towson on Saturday.
Brand made 3-of-8 from 3-point range. Brand was perfect at the free-throw line, making three shots.
Aaron Andrews added on 12 points for Morgan State (1-3). Andrews also led the team in rebounds with eight.
Winstonn Tubbs led the scoring for Towson with 15 points. He also led Tigers in rebounds with seven.
Mike Green scored 12 for the Tigers (2-2), and Holden Plack scored 11. Green went 2-of-2 in 3-pointers.
Morgan State improved their free-throw shooting in the second half, making just 33 percent of their free-throws in the first half before scoring on 56 percent in the second half.
Morgan State scored 16 points off of turnovers, including 12 points in the second half. Towson only managed to score six points from turnovers.
Morgan State also had the deeper bench, scoring 11 points off the bench, compared with zero for Towson.
Morgan State led at halftime 30-29.