TOWSON, Md. -- Senior Mike Burwell scored 13 points and had eight rebounds and three assists to lead Towson to a 72-45 rout of Navy in a season opener Friday night.
Other top Towson scorers included Rafriel Guthrie who scored 16 points from the bench and Four McGlynn who hit 5-of-7 three-pointers for a total of 15 points. Jerrelle Benimon led the Tigers with 17 rebounds.
The Tigers scored first and pulled away early to lead 39-23 at the half. They never looked back, going 25-of-53 from the floor. The final 27-point margin is the largest ever for the Tigers in a home opener against a Division I team.
Kendall Knorr led Navy with nine points, six rebounds and three assists. The Midshipmen were 4-of-10 from the floor and just 3-for-19 from the 3-point line.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.