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Towson beats William & Mary in the stretch 85-70

Mike Burwell scored a career-high 23 points and Jerelle Benimon added 21 with 14 rebounds for his NCAA-leading 17th double-double this season as Towson beat William & Mary down the stretch 85-70 Saturday. Burwell was busy in the first half with 15 points as theTigers (17-9, 8-3 Colonial Athletic) went up by as many as 12. But William & Mary (15-9, 7-4) roared back in the...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Towson downs Charleston 68-61 in OT

Jerrell Benimon scored 20 points Saturday, including seven in overtime, and Towson beat the College of Charleston 68-61. Charleston led 27-24 at halftime, shooting 33.3 percent to Towson's 29.4 percent. Towson pulled ahead 40-38 on a 6-2 run, but Charleston was back in front 46-45 on a trey by Willis Hall. Towson's Mike Burwell hit a jumper to tie it at 53 at the end of...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Towson overwhelms Hofstra 76-58

Mike Burwell scored 17 points as Towson ended a two-game losing streak after beating Hofstra 76-58 on Monday night. Jerrelle Benimon and Marcus Damas also had big nights for Towson (13-8, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association), scoring 15 points apiece. Benimon grabbed 10 rebounds helping the Tigers dominate the glass, 47-26. Benimon is now tied atop the nation for double-double'...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Towson tops Charleston 72-57

Jerrelle Benimon scored 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Towson took down Charleston 72-57 on Sunday. Towson (12-6, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) outscored Charleston (10-9, 2-2) 41-28 in the second half after leading by two points at the half. The Tigers opened the second half on a 12-5 run, led by six points from Benimon during the stretch. Charleston never cut the...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon State holds off Towson 76-67

Angus Brandt scored a career-high 27 points as Oregon State withstood a late charge to defeat Towson 76-67 on Wednesday. Oregon State (6-2) used a 17-3 run - eight by Brandt - to open up a 12-point lead at halftime at 41-29. The Beavers ran the lead to 21 at 55-34 with 10:27 left after Victor Robbins' layup. Towson (7-5) didn't go quietly though. They cut the lead to eight...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Towson defeats Abilene Christian 74-47

Jerrelle Benimon had 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists on Saturday and Towson shot 57.8 percent from the field to defeat Abilene Christian 74-47 on the final day of the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland tournament. Towson (6-2) is off to its best start ever as a Division I program. Rafriel Guthrie led five Tigers in double figures with 15 points. Marcus Damas and Four McGlynn...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Towson routs Navy, 72-45

Senior Mike Burwell scored 13 points and had eight rebounds and three assists to lead Towson to a 72-45 rout of Navy in a season opener Friday night. Other top Towson scorers included Rafriel Guthrie who scored 16 points from the bench and Four McGlynn who hit 5-of-7 three-pointers for a total of 15 points. Jerrelle Benimon led the Tigers with 17 rebounds. The Tigers scored first...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Towson 69, Drexel 66

Jerrelle Benimon posted his ninth double-double of the season and Towson defeated Drexel 69-66 Saturday in Colonial Athletic Conference action. Marcus Damas tallied 13 points and eight rebounds while Jerome Hairston and Mike Burwell added 12 apiece. Benimon, a transfer from Georgetown, finished with 18 points and 16 rebounds. The forward has grabbed over 15 rebounds in six games...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Towson 79, N.C.-Wilmington 74

Jerrelle Benimon scored 19 points, and Towson held off UNC Wilmington 79-74 on Wednesday in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams. Bilal Dixon scored 14 points and matched Benimon's eight rebounds, Mike Burwell had 13 points and Marcus Damas added 11 for the Tigers (6-8). Craig Ponder scored 23 points, Tyree Graham had 18, and Keith Rendleman had 14 points...
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January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

N. Dakota St. 65, Towson 48

Mike Felt came off the bench to score 16 points and lead North Dakota State to a 65-48 victory over Towson Saturday night. The Bison of the Summit League won for the eighth time in the last 10 games. North Dakota State (9-3) led 28-25 at halftime but outscored Towson 11-2 to open the second half. The Tigers (4-7) got back within six points, 39-33, but drew no closer. Felt shot...
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December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Towson 68, Vermont 64

Jerrelle Benimon scored a career-best 29 points and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds and Mike Burwell hit two late free throws to help Towson hold off Vermont 68-64 Wednesday night. Burwell finished with 12 points for Towson (4-4). His two free throws with 11 seconds showing gave the Tigers a 67-64 lead. Benimon, Towson's leading scorer on the year, was 11 of 15 from the field...
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December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Towson 79, Cincinnati Christian 40

Mike Burwell scored 18 points, leading four Towson State players in double figures, and the Tigers never trailed in beating Cincinnati Christian 79-40 on Monday. The game was Towson's final game in the Comfort Suites Invitational at Eastern Kentucky. The Tigers went 3-1 in the tournament and are 3-2 this season. Marcus Damas scored 12 points for Towson State, while Kris Walden...
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November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

E. Kentucky 71, Towson 69

Mike DiNunno led Eastern Kentucky with 17 points, and Deverin **** hit two late free throws as Eastern Kentucky beat Towson in overtime 71-69 Saturday night. Trailing 58-56 with 23 seconds left in the second half, Towson's Mike Burwell hit two free throws to tie the game at 58. DiNunno then missed a jumper that would have given Eastern Kentucky (3-0) the win, sending the game...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Towson 75, Radford 67

Marcus Damas scored 21 points and Jerrelle Benimon had 19 to lead Towson to a 75-67 victory over Radford on Friday night in the EKU / Comfort Suites Invitational. Mike Burwell chipped in 10 points and Bilal Dixon grabbed 10 rebounds for the Tigers (1-1). Javonte Green and Ya Ya Anderson scored 10 points apiece for Radford (1-2), and three players scored eight points - Rashun Davis...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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