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Fobbs’ 32 points, late 3-pointer lift Towson men’s basketball over UMBC in double OT, 80-76

Fobbs’ 32 points, late 3-pointer lift Towson men’s basketball over UMBC in double OT, 80-76

Brian Fobbs scored 11 of his game-high 32 points in overtime — including the game-winning 3-pointer with 10.4 seconds remaining — to lift the Towson men’s basketball team to an 80-76 double-overtime win against host UMBC before an announced 2,476 at the UMBC Event Center in Catonsville on Tuesday night.

Junior forward Nakye Sanders added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers, who ended a three-game losing skid and improved to 3-7.

With the score tied at 76, Towson had possession, but knew it would not be able to hold it for the final shot. Fobbs collected the ball from Sanders, used him as a screen, and calmly hoisted his shot from the left elbow for his sixth made...

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