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  1. 2015 Gildan Charleston Classic field includes reigning ACC champions

    Nov 20, 2014, 9:29 PM EST

    Tony Bennett

    2015 participants George Mason (2010) and Seton Hall (2011) will play in the Gildan Charleston Classic for the second time in the history of the event.

  2. 2014-2015 Season Preview: This the year for William & Mary, or do new contenders emerge in the CAA?

    Oct 27, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

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    William & Mary was one shot short of the NCAA tournament. Unlike many teams in the conference, who lost considerable talent, W&M returns the top player, however, several teams that finished below .500 look to make the jump toward the top of the standings.

  3. 6-foot-9 power forward verbally commits to Towson

    Sep 21, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

    UMBC v Towson

    The Tigers, who won 25 games last season, landed their first commitment in the Class of 2015 Sunday night.

  4. Report: Towson lands former Dayton forward Alex Gavrilovic

    May 9, 2014, 11:21 AM EST

    Dayton Athletics

    Former Dayton forward Alex Gavrilovic will finish his career at Towson.

  5. Late Night Snacks: Cal Poly, Tennessee advance in NCAA tournament

    Mar 20, 2014, 1:46 AM EST

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    Cal Poly and Tennessee were the First Four winners on Wednesday, paring the NCAA tournament field down to 64 teams in the process.

  6. Towson beats USC Upstate on Four McGlynn’s half-court shot (VIDEO)

    Mar 19, 2014, 10:50 PM EST

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    Towson won its CIT game at USC Upstate in miraculous fashion.

  7. William & Mary knocks off Towson in CAA semifinals (VIDEO)

    Mar 9, 2014, 9:26 PM EST

    William & Mary Athletics

    William & Mary beats Towson, moving to within 40 minutes of their first NCAA tournament berth.

  8. Jerrelle Benimon leads Towson past Drexel (VIDEO)

    Feb 1, 2014, 8:04 PM EST

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    It goes without saying that in order to beat the Towson Tigers the first order of business is to slow down forward Jerrelle Benimon. In Towson’s 80-68 win over Drexel on January 14 the preseason CAA Player of the Year was outstanding, accounting for 27 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists. Clearly Benimon was going…

  9. Coaches to observe Autism Awareness Day on Saturday

    Jan 31, 2014, 1:04 PM EST

    skerry

    Saturday represents an important day in college basketball, and not solely because of some of the big games on the schedule. February 1 is also Autism Awareness Day in college basketball, with many coaches across the country donning lapel pins in support of the cause. The pins are in the shape of a puzzle piece,…

  10. Northeastern’s David Walker beats Towson with 35-footer at buzzer (VIDEO)

    Jan 23, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

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    Northeastern was up 40-21 at the half and allowed Towson all the way back into the game. The Tigers tied it in the final seconds, only to watch as Northeastern’s David Walker drilled a 30-footer at the buzzer to win it. The video is a bit choppy — and courtesy of Northeastern’s athletics department —…

  11. Jerrelle Benimon, Mike Burwell lead Towson to fifth straight win (VIDEO)

    Jan 19, 2014, 7:24 PM EST

    skerry

    In his first season as head coach at Towson, Pat Skerry won just one game with that victory ending the program’s 41-game losing streak. The Tigers would go on to finish the 2011-12 season with a 1-31 record, but due to the work Skerry did both within the program and on the recruiting trail many…

  12. Saint Louis rides stifling defense to ten-game win streak

    Jan 17, 2014, 6:46 PM EST

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    Ranked 24th nationally, the Saint Louis Billikens have won ten straight games since losing to Wichita State on December 1. How have they done it? Primarily due to a defense that has been absolutely stifling in the half court, while also limiting opponents’ opportunities to get out in the open floor. Limiting teams to 38.7%…

  13. Report: Suspended Jerome Hairston leaves Towson

    Jan 7, 2014, 10:19 AM EST

    (Towson Media Relations)

    Towson and point guard Jerome Hairston have officially parted ways, according to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. The 6-foot-3 sophomore was a member of the CAA all-rookie team after averaging 9.9 points as a freshman, but he was suspended back in late-November for the dreaded violation of team rules. “We have suspended Jerome for…

  14. Late Night Snacks: Baylor beats Kentucky, UC Santa Barbara proves they are legit

    Dec 7, 2013, 2:36 AM EST

    Baylor Scott Drew

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Baylor 67, Kentucky 62 It didn’t have the atmosphere of a game that was one of the season’s biggest to date since it was played at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, but Baylor announced themselves to the country as a top team. They did it with Kenny Chery, a Junior College transfer in…

  15. Pregame Shootaround: No. 3 Kentucky meets No. 20 Baylor in Arlington

    Dec 6, 2013, 3:18 PM EST

    South Carolina v Baylor

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 3 Kentucky vs. No. 20 Baylor, 10:00 p.m. (ESPN) This isn’t a difficult choice, as the meeting between the Wildcats and Bears at the site of this season’s Final Four is the only contest matching ranked teams. And it’s a chance to make a statement nationally for Baylor, with sophomore…

  16. Towson guard Jerome Hairston suspended indefinitely

    Nov 25, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    (Towson Media Relations)

    Towson has suspended sophomore guard Jerome Hairston indefinitely, according to a release from the school and head coach Pat Skerry. Hairston, a 6-foor-3 guard was a CAA All-Rookie selection as a freshman and averaged 9.9 points a game last season before his scoring dipped to 5 points a game through the first five games of…

  17. Towson moves to 3-0 with a win over Temple (VIDEO)

    Nov 14, 2013, 10:39 PM EST

    Jerrelle Benimon, Nate Lubick

    For the first time in more than four decades, the Towson Tigers have started the season 3-0. The Tigers got 32 points and 10 boards from Jerrelle Benimon and as a team corralled 22 offensive rebounds to knock off Temple 75-69. That comes on the heels of wins over Navy and Morgan State, and while…

  18. Who will wear the glass slipper? 11 potential ‘Cinderellas’ in 2013-2014

    Oct 31, 2013, 5:55 PM EST

    R.J. Hunter (Georgia State athletics)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  19. 2013-2014 Season Preview: The Top 20 Big Men

    Oct 24, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Creighton Bluejays Doug McDermott drives on the Cincinnati Bearcats Justin Jackson during the second half of their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  20. Northern lights shine brightly for new-look CAA

    Oct 21, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    Jerrelle Benimon, Nate Lubick

    If you want to know which way the wind blows in the Colonial Athletic Association these days, open your ears. The league that rode Virginia-based schools like George Mason, Virginia Commonwealth and Old Dominion to attention-grabbing Big Dance victories sounds very different these days. For starters, Northeastern University pahked their cah in the yahd by…

  21. 2013-2014 CAA Preview: Drexel keeps draggin’ us back in

    Oct 21, 2013, 11:59 AM EST

    Frantz Massenat, Stephen Holt

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  22. NBCSports.com’s 2013-2014 Mid-Major All-Americans

    Oct 10, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Elfrid Payton (AP photo)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  23. Hofstra unveils new uniforms (PHOTO)

    Sep 21, 2013, 8:47 PM EST

    photo courtesy Hofstra Athletics

    Hofstra hasn’t made much noise on the court since Charles Jenkins graduated in 2011. With former Niagara head man Joe Mihalich hoping to kick off a new era for the frequent CAA also-rans, something has to change, and fast. The Pride are starting with their uniforms. From the front, the new Nike uniforms don’t look…