| @Towson_MBB Hosts James Madison on Saturday
Courtesy: Athletics Media Relations  
Release: 01/18/2013
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Date Saturday, January 19 | 12:00 p.m.
Location Towson, Md. | Towson Center Arena
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TOWSON TIGERS
Record 9-9, 4-1 CAA
Last Game Jan. 16 - at Delaware, W, 69-66
Head Coach Pat Skerry (Tufts, 1992)
JAMES MADISON DUKES
Record 9-9, 3-2 CAA
Last Game Jan. 15 - at George Mason, L, 68-57
Head Coach Matt Brady (Siena, '87)
TOWSON, Md. - Winners of five of its last six games, Towson returns home on Saturday afternoon to take on the James Madison Dukes at 12 noon.

The game can be heard live on the Towson Sports Network with Spiro Morekas and Vince Angotti calling the action.

The Tigers (9-9, 4-1 CAA) will be looking to improve their record to above .500 this late in the season for the first time since they started the 1999-2000 campaign with a 10-9 mark.

Towson is coming off its fourth straight road win on Wednesday night at Delaware. Junior forward Jerrelle Benimon led four Tigers in double figures with 19 points to go along with 13 rebounds and a career-high tying five assists.

Benimon, who is tied for the NCAA-lead in double-doubles with 12, has posted a double-double in four straight games. The last Tiger to do it in five straight games was Brian "Gumby" Matthews in 1977.

James Madison has won two of its last three games and enters Saturday with a 9-9 overall record and a 3-2 mark in CAA play. Rayshawn Goins paces the Dukes by averaging 14.9 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

Towson has dropped four straight in the series against James Madison, including a pair of matchups at home.


Saturday's game will be the first of three straight at home for the Tigers, who also host Georgia State on Monday and George Mason on Wednesday. Both games are scheduled to tip at 7 p.m. with the contest against the Patriots to air live on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN).


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