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.
Senior guard Jonathon Thompson and freshman forward Derrick Stewart led a second-half surge as host Rider rallied to beat Loyola, 64-57, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's basketball game Sunday.
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 Crabs Atlantic Stars of Maryland, the only East Coast team at the 12th annual Adrenaline Challenge last weekend in Del Mar, Calif., went undefeated to win their age bracket, capped by a dramatic win in the final.
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.
Coppin State ended the 20-year drought Wednesday night by making some clutch shots in the closing seconds for a 64-61 victory over Towson. Coppin State's Michael Murray, who entered the game second in the nation with seven double-doubles, finished with 15 points and nine rebounds.
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.
The month of November was an earthquake on the college sports landscape in Maryland. The big eruption, of course, came out of College Park on Nov. 19 when the flagship university announced that it was leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference – of which it was a charter member in 1953 – to chart a new course in the Big Ten Conference starting in less than two years.
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.
Girls soccer teams from C. Milton Wright and Fallston each won region championships Monday, qualifying each for state semifinal play this weekend. CMW won its third straight Class 3A North title by 4-0 shutout of visiting Towson, while Fallston traveled to Salisbury to beat host Parkside, 4-0, as well, in the 2A East final.CMW, Fallston girls soccer win in regional semifinal round
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.
A year after being celebrated as one of the top college football coaches in the country, Towson's Rob Ambrose has been accused by a disgruntled former player of breaking NCAA rules and making offensive remarks to help pump up his team in a pre-game pep talk earlier this season.
Towson scrapped out a 24-19 win over Maine last weekend to get back to .500 and 2-1 in conference play. Now sitting in the middle of the pack in the CAA standings, a win at home puts the Tigers right back in a contending spot for the championship.
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.
In hearing the news Tuesday that a program that has been a big part of his life since he came to Baltimore in the mid-1970s from Long Island will likely be cut as part of the athletic department's proposed reorganization, Gottlieb's emotions swirl in a mix of sadness and anger.
Three days after taking home a check for $510,000 from its nationally televised football game at Louisiana State on Saturday, Towson announced Tuesday that it was recommending cutting the school¿s baseball and men¿s basketball soccer as part of the athletic program¿s reorganization.