Towson freshman Jerome Hairston wanted to honor his friend -- and did just that with the best game of his young career. Just days after learning his former teammate, Josh Level, died, Hairston had a career day in a win over Drexel.
Pat Skerry never knew the numbers. Well, he was well aware of the one victory his Towson Tigers registered a year ago in his rookie campaign as the program's head coach. What he didn't know was that one in about 85 kids have autism. The numbers are staggering. Studies show 1 in 55 boys are autistic. Skerry's 3-year-old son, Owen, was diagnosed with autism about a year and a half ago.