Benimon paces Tigers to 5th in row

Jerrelle Benimon recorded a doubledouble, leading visiting Towson to a 72-57 win over the College of Charleston on Sunday.

Benimon finished with 21points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers, who won their fifth straight.


Four players scored in double figures for Towson (12-6, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association).

Mike Burwell scored 18points, Rafriel Guthrie had 14 and Four McGlynn scored 11.


Willis Hall had 20 points and 12 rebounds for the Cougars (10-9, 2-2).

Neither team shot better than 39 percent in the first half, but the Tigers made five of eight from 3-point range to take a 31-29 lead into the break.

Towson extended its lead early in the second half and pulled away when Burwell scored seven points in 1:34 to fuel a 9-0 run.

The Tigers shot 42.9 percent from the field overall and finished 6-for-12 from 3-point range.

Stevenson 79, Lycoming 74: Darius Walker (Edmondson) scored a team-high 24 points and the visiting Mustangs (12-3, 7-1 Commonwealth Conference) scored the game's final six points to defeat the Warriors (7-7, 3-5).

Lycoming rallied from 19 points down at the half to tie the score at 56 with 9:47 left.

The Warriors led by four with 5:22 remaining, but the Mustangs tied the score at 71 with 2:30 left.

Alfonzo Hawkins (City) had 10 points, two rebounds and one assist for Stevenson, and teammate Colby Giacubeno (Perry Hall) had 12 points, four rebounds and one assist.


Stevenson shot 10-of-18 (55.6 percent) on 3-point shots and limited Lycoming to 2-of-15 (13.3 percent).


UNC Wilmington 54, Towson 53: The Tigers (8-9, 2-2 CAA) lost their second straight at home, falling to the visiting Seahawks (2-16, 1-3), who ended a 14-game losing streak.

Dominique Johnson led Towson with 27 points and set a school record with eight 3-pointers.

A 3-pointer by Johnson cut the Seahawks' lead to two with 1:17 to go. The Seahawks didn't score on their next possession, and Johnson was fouled on her way to the basket, giving the Tigers a chance to tie the game. She missed the first foul shot and made the second, making it 54-53 with 11 seconds remaining.

Towson scrambled to score in the final seconds, but a 3-point attempt by Johnson and a jumper by LaTorri Hines-Allen missed.


Boston University 70, Loyola Maryland 60: A game- and career-high 28 points for Nai Brown weren't enough as the host Greyhounds (4-13, 1-5 Patriot League) lost to the Terriers (7-12, 2-4).

Loyola trailed 9-0 before scoring its first basket 4:37 into the game. The deficit grew to 14 points before the Greyhounds rallied to go into halftime down 28-22.

Loyola came within two points twice during the second half.

Lycoming 66, Stevenson 61: The visiting Mustangs (8-7, 6-2 Commonwealth) cut a 22-point second-half deficit to five but lost to the Warriors (7-7, 4-4) and dropped into a second-place tie with Elizabethtown.

Stevenson's Kayla Kelly (Centennial) scored a team-high 16 points and added seven rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Baltimore Sun staff contributed to this article.