The Great Danes converted the turnover into Jake Meek's 10-yard touchdown run for a 7-0 advantage with 3:01 left in the quarter.
Towson answered on the final play of the quarter, when Drew Evangelista kicked a career-high 50-yard field goal, aided by a strong wind.
NOTES: Terrance West went over 1,000 yards rushing for the third year in a row. ... Towson didn't punt until 13:20 remained in the game. ... Towson defensive end Ryan Delaire, who leads the team with 6.5 sacks, didn't make the trip after sustaining a leg injury in the loss to Villanova last Saturday.