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NC-Wilmington vs Towson

Towson 81, N.C.-Wilmington 68

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TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Jerrelle Benimon scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Towson to an 81-68 victory over UNC Wilmington in a Colonial Athletic Association game Monday night.

The junior forward made 8 of 10 shots and earned his 16th double-double this season, the most in the nation.

Jerome Hairston added 18 points for the Tigers (12-12, 7-4), who also defeated UNC Wilmington 79-74 on Jan. 2.

The Seahawks (8-14, 3-7) took their final lead, 27-25, with 4:22 left in the first half, but the Tigers outscored them 17-5 until halftime for a 42-32 lead. A 3-pointer by Hairston began that run, and Benimon followed with a layup and a three-point play.

UNC Wilmington got to within six, 54-48, with 12:45 left, but Towson ran off the next 11 points and led comfortably after that.

The Seahawks' Keith Rendleman had 19 points and 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double this season.

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NC-Wilmington Seahawks
C. Dixon, F324-112-262011
S. Reybold, F185-81-240411
K. Rendleman, G376-136-12121319
F. Jackson, G261-30-02222
C. Ponder, G264-103-303212
T. Milson191-30-01213
C. Williams181-20-01012
L. Hager110-50-02010
D. Sherwood72-50-01036
M. Graham31-30-03102
T. Graham30-00-00000
Totals 25-6312-1936111768
 39.7%63.2% 
Towson Tigers
J. Benimon, F328-103-4123220
B. Dixon, F263-82-28248
M. Damas, F255-82-352312
J. Hairston, G317-152-221218
M. Burwell, G261-31-42123
T. Parker-Rivera191-32-34114
R. Guthrie184-54-532014
K. Walden181-50-02112
J. Flash30-00-00020
B. Blackstone10-00-00000
C. Collins10-00-00000
Totals 30-5716-2339131781
 52.6%69.6% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.10-218-577
Will. & Mary9-317-638
J. Madison8-418-789
Towson8-417-8163
Hofstra8-416-878
Charleston7-515-888
Elon5-714-11136
Northeastern4-812-13144
Drexel1-113-20241
Delaware0-125-18258
 
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SYR 63
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