Scores

Final

James Madison 71

(8-15, 3-6 CAA)

Towson 80

(15-8, 6-2 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, February 4, 2014

    SECU Arena, Towson, Maryland

    1 2 T
    JMU 25 4671
    TOWS 38 4280

    Top Performers

    James Madison: A. Nation 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Towson: J. Benimon 16 Pts, 15 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Towson defeats James Madison 80-71

    Associated Press

    TOWSON, Md. -- Rafriel Guthrie scored 17 points and Jerrelle Benimon recorded his nation-leading 15th double-double of the season as Towson beat defending Colonial Athletic Association Champion James Madison 80-71 on Tuesday.

    Benimon finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds, after entering the game ranked fourth in the country in rebounding at 11.3 per game.

    Towson (15-8, 6-2) won its third straight game and eighth of its last 10.

    Andre Nation scored 20 points for James Madison (8-15, 3-6), while Ron Curry had 13 and Charles Cooke 10.

    Towson ended the first half on a 17-2 run, with 3-pointers by Marquis Marshall and Mike Burwell, and led 38-25 at the break. James Madison went scoreless for more than 4 minutes until Andre Nation's dunk with 1:55 remaining.

    Back-to-back 3-pointers by Four McGlynn and Guthrie extended Towson's lead to 57-37 with 14:08 remaining.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JMU
    TOWS
    Points 71 80
    FG Made-Attempted 28-65 (.431) 26-53 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 9-19 (.474)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-19 (.474) 19-30 (.633)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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