Towson 38 42 80
Drexel 29 39 68
Date of game: 1/14/2014

Recap: Drexel vs. Towson

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jerrelle Benimon nearly had a triple- double in leading the Towson Tigers to an 80-68 triumph over the Drexel Dragons in a Colonial Athletic Association contest at the Daskalakis Center.

Benimon finished with 27 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists for Towson (11-6, 2-0 CAA), which has won four straight. Marcus Damas scored 26 points.

Chris Fouch dropped in 28 points on 8-of-27 shooting for Drexel (9-7, 1-2), which has lost four of its last five. Frantz Massenat contributed 21 points, netting 8-of-19 from the field and Rodney Williams brought in 14 rebounds.

Towson entered the intermission, leading 38-29. The Tigers shot a scorching 60.9 percent in the first period, including a 5-of-11 showing from beyond the arc. Drexel shot just 32.4 percent in the frame.

The second half was more of the same as the Tigers connected on 50 percent from the floor, compared to a 31.6 percent performance by the Dragons.

Drexel lost despite a 13-2 scoring advantage in second chance points and a 43-36 edge on the boards.

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