George Mason Jerrelle flustered Benimon and the Tigers before 2,005 at the Towson Center, earning its earning 20th consecutive victory in the series and remaining unbeaten in the series since Towson joined the Colonial Athletic Association in 2001-02.
Towson scored eight consecutive points late in the game and held on to end host Delaware's five-game winning streak with a 69-66 Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball victory Wednesday night at Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Del.
The last time Towson rode a four-game winning streak in men's basketball, this year's team was in grade school. Bill Clinton was president, Michael Phleps was a medal-less Olympian and iPods didn't exist.
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.
The LXM Pro Challenge had its final stop on the 2012 tour Saturday night in Del Mar, Calif., and Team STX defeated Team Sole, 15-12, in their series' seventh game, a contest that featured nine lead changes and eight ties.
Former Loyola women¿s lacrosse All-Americans Tricia Dabrowski of Timonium and Suzanne (Eyler) Williams of Street will be among the 10-member Class of 2013 set to be inducted into the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame in January, the organization announced recently.
Thanks to three straight conference wins, Towson is in position to defend its CAA crown and earn a spot in the FCS playoffs. But it won't come easily playing against conference-leading New Hampshire on the road.
For the second straight year, The Baltimore Sun has counted down the best returning Division I college basketball players from this area. Players were chosen based on previous college accomplishments and projections for the 2012-13 season. College coaches, sports information directors, writers and others were consulted in compiling this list
No. 17 Towson helped shed some clarity on what had been a murky playoff scenario Saturday by taking care of business against winless Rhode Island, surviving an uneven first half to pull away for a 41-10 win before an announced 7,263 at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
In some ways, Prince George's is to Washington, D.C., as Brooklyn is to Manhattan when it comes to basketball. While the District has produced hoop legends such as Elgin Baylor and Dave Bing, Prince George's has several of its own, such as Kevin Durant and Ty Lawson, currently in the NBA. Laurel, which also includes parts of Anne Arundel and Howard County, also has its own share of basketball standouts.
Towson might have saved its season last weekend by upsetting CAA co-leaders and No. 19 Villanova, 49-35, on the road. But once again the Tigers face a nationally ranked team away from home as they continue fighting for a playoff spot.
Towson knows that if it cuts down on penalties and reduces its turnovers, it has the potential to be one of the best teams in the Football Championship Subdivision. On Saturday night, the Tigers addressed one and kept the other manageable in a 24-19 win over Maine at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
Dave Arnold (Mount St. Joseph) scored his first goal of the season in the 108th minute Wednesday night to give the visiting Navy men's soccer team a 2-1 double-overtime victory over No. 20 George Mason (6-1-0).
Even with their recent success, the common theme from the Towson Tigers at CAA Media Day at M&T Bank Stadium was to remain focused on the little things, even as the team enters 2012 in an unprecedented position — the favorite to win the conference championship.