TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Mike Morsell scored 32 points to tie his season high and Towson rolled to its fifth straight victory Thursday night, beating Elon 85-66.

Zane Martin added 12 points for Towson (18-10, 10-5), who won their fifth straight game and remained in third place on the heels of first-place UNC Wilmington and second-place Charleston in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Morsell scored 11 points in the first half when Towson took a 37-33 lead then made all four of his 3-pointers in the final 6½ minutes of the second half when Towson built a double-digit lead for good, reaching 21 points on Morsell's final trey with 49 seconds left.

The Phoenix (16-12, 8-7), who remained in a tie for fourth with William & Mary, were led by Tyler Seibring with 22 points with Dainan Swoope adding 11 and Brian Dawkins 10. Elon led only in the opening minutes.

Towson made 10 of 24 3-pointers, shot 49 percent and outrebounded Elon 42-32.