Towson vs Vermont

Towson 68, Vermont 64

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - 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 and hit 7 of 10 free-throw attempts.

Towson opened an 11-2 lead but watched Vermont cut the deficit to 38-33 at the break and tie it at 40 just 3 minutes into the second half.

Vermont (4-3) took its first lead since scoring the game's first basket, 45-44, behind a Brendan Kilpatrick jumper but Towson retook the lead, 63-61, on Marcus Damas' layup.

Damas scored six of Towson's final nine points.

Luke Apfeld led Vermont with 23 points and Trey Blue had 14.

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Towson Tigers
J. Benimon, F3811-157-10103329
M. Damas, F323-53-44029
B. Dixon, F121-60-04042
J. Hairston, G343-71-10417
M. Burwell, G234-112-200412
T. Parker-Rivera252-40-05044
K. Walden181-30-01013
R. Guthrie151-10-14222
B. Alston30-00-00030
Totals 26-5213-183392468
 50%72.2% 
Vermont Catamounts
L. Apfeld, F338-115-830323
B. Voelkel, F311-42-55525
E. O'Day, F120-20-01050
S. Carissimo, G332-74-54518
C. Rusin, G182-20-10015
T. Blue234-83-600114
C. Rugg220-34-84134
B. Kilpatrick192-30-03205
J. Elbaum90-00-02010
Totals 19-4018-3327131764
 47.5%54.5% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.14-425-846
Hofstra14-424-1054
J. Madison11-721-11103
Will. & Mary11-720-1167
Towson11-720-12150
Northeastern9-918-15109
Charleston8-1017-14135
Elon7-1116-16160
Drexel3-156-25247
Delaware2-167-23274

America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Stony Brook14-226-760
Albany13-324-9107
Vermont11-523-14126
New Hamp.11-520-13177
UMass Lowell7-911-18261
Binghamton5-118-22299
Hartford4-1210-23292
Maine4-128-22314
UMBC3-137-24339
 
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