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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Scoreboard
Towson (11-12) «402868
Old Dominion (2-18)264066

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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% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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MICH 68
RUT 54 Final
CINCY 62
SC 36 Final
FLA 75
MIZZ 70 Final
LSU 73
DUKE 75 Final
WAKE 70
TEXAS 57 Final
KSU 83
MOST 77 Final
CREI 91
IND 97 Final
PUR 60
NMEX 63 Final
WYO 59
MIAMI 73 Final
VT 64
ORE 52 Final
STAN 76