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NCAA Game Summary - Towson at Northeastern



(Thursday, February 20th)

Final Score: Towson 79, Northeastern 70

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Rafriel Guthrie scored a game-high 21 points, leading four starters in double figures, as the Towson Tigers took down the Northeastern Huskies, 79-70, in Colonial Athletic Association action at Matthews Arena.

Mike Burwell contributed 19 points and both Marcus Damas and Timajh Parker- Rivera 13 points and five rebounds for the Tigers (19-9, 10-3 CAA) as they won for the third game in a row and seventh in the last eight outings.

Losers of three of the last four, the Huskies (9-19, 6-8) were paced by TJ Williams with 17 points as he shot a perfect 6-of-6 from the floor and 4-of-4 at the free-throw line for the hosts. Scott Eatherton just missed out on another double-double with 15 points and a game-high nine rebounds, while David Walker and Reggie Spencer accounted for 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Northeastern knocked down 53.8 percent from the field in the first half, but only 1-of-4 behind the 3-point line, en route to a 34-31 advantage at the break.

In the second half Towson battled back from a five-point deficit about eight minutes into the period and eventually pulled away down the stretch thanks to a near-perfect 16-of-17 showing at the free-throw line and a sizzling 63.6 percent accuracy from the floor over the final 20 minutes.

The game featured nine ties and 12 lead changes as Towson finished the night hitting on 54.2 percent from the field and 20-of-22 at the charity stripe.

02/20 21:21:58 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
2nd Intermission
EDM 2
CAR 2
 
9th
SFG 2
KAN 3
 
Final
ORL 92
DAL 117
Final
TOR 83
NYK 80
Final
MEM 98
MIA 104
Final
CHI 112
MIN 113
Final
HOU 96
SAN 87
4th
UTA 86
PHO 86
 
Half
LAL 48
SAC 49
 
2nd
GSW 29
DEN 21
 
2nd
LAC 25
POR 31
 
Final
CIN 34
SFLA 17
Final
SALABAMA 27
TROY 13
 
3rd
BSU 41
BYU 16
 
2nd
CAL 14
OREG 17
 
Final
NJD 2
DAL 3
Final
WIN 2
TAM 4
3rd
COL 5
VAN 2
 
2nd Intermission
EDM 2
CAR 2
 
1st
ANA 1
CLB 0