Jamesmadsn 28 19 47
Towson 31 42 73
Date of game: 1/19/2013

Recap: Towson vs. James Madison

Towson, MD (Sports Network) - Jerrelle Benimon registered a double-double with 13 points and 11 boards to lead the Towson Tigers to a 73-47 rout over the James Madison Dukes in Colonial Athletic Association action at Towson Center Arena.

Bilal Dixon and Jerome Hairston also scored 13 points a piece for Towson (10-9, 5-1 CAA), which has now won six of its last seven contests. Mike Burwell and Rafriel Guthrie added 10 points each.

Alioune Diouf led JMU (9-10, 3-3) with 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting.

James Madison shot just 24.1 percent in the opening period but managed to keep the game close by forcing eight Towson turnovers. The Tigers outrebounded JMU, 19-13, and led at the half, 31-28.

The second half belonged to Towson as it made 15-of-28 shots from the field while holding the Dukes without a 3-point basket on nine attempts.

Despite the loss, James Madison still leads the all-time series with Towson, 26-11.

Game Notes

Extra Points: Snyder and the Beltway radio wars

If contradiction was an Olympic sport, Chip Kelly would certainly be medal-worthy judging by his performance at the NFL's owners meeting but the Eagles coach might have to settle for silver because Daniel Snyder's critics will take the gold every time.

White Sox claim Drabek off waivers

The Chicago White Sox claimed right-hander Kyle Drabek, a former top pitching prospect, off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.

Durant to have bone graft surgery, won't return this season

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant won't return this season because of a foot injury and will instead undergo a bone graft procedure that will keep him sidelined for up to six months.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.