Scores

Final

Towson 81

(9-6, 1-5 away)

Coppin State 79

(4-10, 1-0 MEAC)

4:45 PM ET, January 4, 2014

Physical Education Complex, Baltimore, Maryland

1 2 T
TOWS 37 4481
COPP 31 4879

Top Performers

Towson: J. Benimon 20 Pts, 12 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

Coppin State: M. Murray 21 Pts, 8 Reb

Towson holds off Coppin State 81-79

Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Four McGlynn made the game-winning free throws with 5 seconds remaining as Towson held off Coppin State 81-79 on Saturday.

Coppin State's Taariq Cephas made a layup to cut its deficit to two-points with 7 seconds left, but McGlynn came up big on the other end.

McGlynn finished with 16 points for Towson (9-6) and Jerrelle Benimon added 20 points, 12 rebounds. Towson got 18 points from Marcus Damas on 7-of-16 shooting.

Benimon made two clutch free throws with 12 seconds left to give Towson a 79-75 lead. Benimon was 10 of 12 from the line and McGlynn made all six of his.

Coppin State (4-10) kept it close by forcing 16 turnovers.

Michael Murray led the Eagles with 21 points and Andre Armstrong added 17, including 4 of 11 shots from behind the arc. Both teams made 10 3-pointers.

Towson led 55-44 with just under 12 minutes remaining.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TOWS
COPP
Points 81 79
FG Made-Attempted 26-56 (.464) 27-74 (.365)
3P Made-Attempted 10-24 (.417) 10-28 (.357)
FT Made-Attempted 19-23 (.826) 15-19 (.789)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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