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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