Scores

Final

James Madison 47

(9-10, 3-3 CAA)

Towson 73

(10-9, 5-1 CAA)

12:00 PM ET, January 19, 2013

Towson Center, Towson, Maryland

1 2 T
JMU 28 1947
TOWS 31 4273

Top Performers

James Madison: A. Diouf 11 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl

Towson: J. Benimon 13 Pts, 12 Reb, 4 Ast

Towson 73, James Madison 47

Associated Press

TOWSON, Md. -- Jerrelle Benimon had 13 points and 12 rebounds for his 13th double-double of the season as Towson defeated James Madison 73-47 Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association game.

Bilal Dixon and Jerome Hairston also scored 13 points each for the Tigers (10-9, 5-1), who are above .500 this late in a season for the first time since 1999-2000.

After leading 31-28 at halftime, Towson outscored the Dukes (9-10, 3-3) in the second half and outshot them 53.6 percent (15 of 28) to 26.9 percent (7 of 26). They also finished the game with a 45-33 edge on the boards.

Mike Burwell hit a pair of 3-pointers for Towson during an 11-2 run midway through the second half that stretched the Tigers' lead to 53-36. He and Rafriel Guthrie scored 10 points each.

Alioune Diouf was the only James Madison player to score in double figures, getting 11 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JMU
TOWS
Points 47 73
FG Made-Attempted 14-55 (.255) 25-55 (.455)
3P Made-Attempted 4-19 (.211) 8-22 (.364)
FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 15-23 (.652)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 28

2012-13 Season

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