The Tigers led 30-28 at halftime then opened the second half on a 10-0 run that started with a 3-pointer from Hawkins.
The Patriots cut the lead to five, 45-40, with 11:58 left via a 7-0 run in which Gujanicic scored five points. The Tigers responded by outscoring the Patriots 21-7, including 14 points from Morsell, over the next seven minutes to lead by 19, 66-47, with 4:18 remaining. The lead reached 23 points with a minute to go.
This was the 42nd time the programs have met and the first time Towson has beaten the Patriots on its home floor since 1992.