TOWSON, Md. -- Zane Martin scored eight of his career-high 25 points in overtime to help Towson beat Morgan State 82-78 on Wednesday night.
Martin was 8 of 14 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Mike Morsell added 17 points and Brian Starr had 10 for Towson (9-1), which has won nine straight since losing its opener, 57-54 to Old Dominion.
Deshaun Morman and Martin made consecutive 3s to give the Tigers a 73-69 lead with 3:32 remaining in the extra period. The Bears pulled to 73-71, but Martin added five points and Morsell shot 4 of 4 from the line to seal it.
Martin made 3-pointer with 10 seconds left in regulation to tie it at 67, and Dennis Tunstall and Martin blocked layup attempts to force overtime.
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|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|