Towson vs Old Dominion

Towson 68, Old Dominion 66

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Jerrelle Benimon put Towson ahead 56-55 with a layup with 5:29 left en route to a 21-point, 17-rebound double-double as the Tigers held on to beat Old Dominion 68-66 Wednesday night.

The double-double was Benimon's 15th this year, tops in Division I. The junior entered third nationally with 11.5 rebounds per game.

Towson (11-12, 6-4 Colonial Athletic Association) let a 40-26 halftime lead vanish when Old Dominion opened the second half on a 17-2, 9 1/2-minute run. The Tigers quickly took back the lead and held it for about 5 minutes until Dimitri Batten's layup put the Monarchs up 53-52 with 6:54 left.

Benimon's go-ahead layup was the first of two straight, and gave the Tigers a definitive lead.

Towson's nine road victories are its most since winning nine in 1995-96.

DeShawn Painter had 20 points for Old Dominion (2-18, 0-8), which has dropped eight straight.

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Towson Tigers
J. Benimon, F377-175-10171221
M. Damas, F326-113-553215
B. Dixon, C291-42-210024
M. Burwell, G233-82-260410
J. Hairston, G231-71-21204
R. Guthrie256-111-141414
K. Walden170-20-00330
T. Parker-Rivera90-10-01000
J. Flash50-00-00000
Totals 24-6114-2249101768
 39.3%63.6% 
Old Dominion Monarchs
D. Painter, F359-181-291420
R. Ross, F355-82-2101313
K. Palmore, G374-100-19818
A. Bacote, G312-72-20447
D. Hill, G151-81-11123
D. Batten294-106-701415
N. Wright110-20-02010
M. Shaw40-00-00000
S. McEwen30-10-01010
Totals 25-6412-1534162066
 39.1%80% 
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Charleston12-421-867
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Elon9-717-12130
Will. & Mary9-715-12112
Northeastern7-914-14143
J. Madison6-108-21259
Hofstra5-1113-16200
Delaware5-1112-17249
Drexel3-139-20263

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Middle Tenn.14-124-432
La. Tech12-320-8122
Old Dominion9-516-10134
UTEP9-511-15258
Rice8-618-9183
Marshall8-615-12126
UAB8-715-13178
Western Ky.7-713-14218
UT-San Antonio6-811-16300
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340
 
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