Northeastern vs Towson

Northeastern 56, Towson 49


TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Jonathan Lee scored 13 points and Northeastern defeated Towson 57-48 Monday night for the Tigers' 33rd straight loss.

Lee has scored in double figures in 21 of the past 24 games.

Towson stayed close and trailed only 41-39 with 8:21 remaining in the second half before Northeastern went on an 11-2 run to lead 52-41 with 1:21 left. The Huskies (5-7, 1-1 Colonial Athletic Association) went the final 3 minutes without a field goal but iced the game by making 5 of 8 free-throw attempts in the final 1:21.

Northeastern pulled away on the strength of 11-of-21 shooting in the second half.

The Huskies scored 27 points off 18 Towson turnovers and outscored the Tigers 10-0 on fast break points. Towson's 49 points is the fewest allowed by Northeastern all season.

Eric Gumbs and Marcus Damas each scored 14 points and Jervon Presley had 11 for Towson (0-13, 0-2)

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Northeastern Huskies
R. Spencer, F211-12-63024
A. Bates, F120-11-22021
J. Lee, G385-131-351213
J. Smith, G302-40-12315
A. Bigby, G214-50-03219
K. Black232-52-31016
K. Edwards183-41-22027
Q. Ford182-54-63208
R. Pierson171-42-44214
M. Banegas-Flores20-00-00000
Totals 20-4213-2725101257
Towson Tigers
D. Jones, F322-60-07104
M. Damas, F316-160-050414
E. Gumbs, F305-94-561014
R. Nwankwo, F211-41-55033
K. Walden, G381-40-04652
A. Giergen190-30-02000
J. Pressley155-51-160311
W. Adams110-00-00030
J. Flash30-00-00000
Totals 20-476-113681848
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
J. Madison11-721-11103
Will. & Mary11-720-1167
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