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Marcus Thornton
State: Towson rallies in 2nd half, tops William & Mary in 2OT

Jerelle Benimon scored 26 points to lead five players in double figures, and Towson came back from a 13-point deficit in the second half to beat William & Mary, 99-86, in double overtime Wednesday night in a Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball game. Marcus Damas scored 19 points, Mike Burwell had 18, Rafriel Guthrie 15 and Jerome Hairston 13 for the Tigers (8-8, 3-0 CAA). Benimon had a game-high 12 rebounds to help Towson earn its fourth win in a row. William & Mary All-CAA guard Marcus Thornton, held to two points in the first half, finished with 24. Brandon Britt scored 17, Kyle Gaillard had 14, and Matt Rum (Loyola) 13 for the Tribe (7-7, 1-2 CAA). Tim...