TOWSON, Md. -- Jerrelle Benimon scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Towson to a 60-53 victory over UNC-Wilmington Saturday.
Benimon went 6 of 13 from field and sank 8 of 10 from the line, scoring 16 of his 20 points in the second period.Four McGlynn had 11 points and three assists for the Tigers (10-6, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association). Timajh Parker-Rivera and Marcus Damas each added eight points. Towson hit 34 percent from the field overall and 71 percent from the free throw line.Towson overcame an early six-point deficit to go up by nine midway through the first period and led 26-24 at the break. The Seahawks tied it up 30-30 early in the second before the Tigers mounted a 15-8 run to retake the lead 45-38 with 8:21 left to play.Cedrick Williams scored 15 points and had seven rebounds for the Seahawks (6-12, 0-3).
Jerrelle Benimon had 20 points and 17 rebounds for Towson in Saturday's 60-53 win over UNC-Wilmington. Benimon has 30 double-doubles since the beginning of last season, four more than any other player in Division I.