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Murray State Racers
Towson men eliminated from CIT by Murray State, 85-73

Murray State pulled away in the second half to advance to the College Tournament semifinals, beating Towson, 85-73, Thursday night in a quarterfinal in Murray, Ky. The Racers (21-11) will play host to Pacific (18-15) next Tuesday, with the winner moving on to the April 3 title game against Yale or VMI. Towson (25-11) led 39-36 at the half, with guard Mike Burwell and forward Jerrelle Benimon combining for 29 points. However, the seniors managed a total of just nine after the break as the Tigers couldn't maintain their momentum in their third consecutive CIT road game. The game was tied at 57 after a jumper by Tigers guard Rafriel Guthrie with 9:46 to play, but the...