Scores

Final

Towson 68

(4-4, 1-4 away)

Vermont 64

(4-3, 1-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 5, 2012

Roy L Patrick Gymnasium, Burlington, Vermont

1 2 T
TOWS 38 3068
UVM 33 3164

Top Performers

Towson: J. Benimon 29 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

Vermont: L. Apfeld 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Blk

Towson 68, Vermont 64

Associated Press

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Jerrelle Benimon scored a career-best 29 points and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds and Mike Burwell hit two late free throws to help Towson hold off Vermont 68-64 Wednesday night.

Burwell finished with 12 points for Towson (4-4). His two free throws with 11 seconds showing gave the Tigers a 67-64 lead.

Benimon, Towson's leading scorer on the year, was 11 of 15 from the field and hit 7 of 10 free-throw attempts.

Towson opened an 11-2 lead but watched Vermont cut the deficit to 38-33 at the break and tie it at 40 just 3 minutes into the second half.

Vermont (4-3) took its first lead since scoring the game's first basket, 45-44, behind a Brendan Kilpatrick jumper but Towson retook the lead, 63-61, on Marcus Damas' layup.

Damas scored six of Towson's final nine points.

Luke Apfeld led Vermont with 23 points and Trey Blue had 14.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TOWS
UVM
Points 68 64
FG Made-Attempted 26-52 (.500) 19-40 (.475)
3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 8-14 (.571)
FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 18-33 (.545)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 6

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