Towson Defeats Northeastern 79-70 - Recap

Towson Defeats Northeastern 79-70 - Recap

Rafriel Guthrie scored 21 points leading Towson to a 79-70 victory over Northeastern at Matthews Arena on Thursday.

Towson won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs.

Mike Burwell had 19 points for Towson and Timajh Parker-Rivera chipped in with 13 points. Jerrelle Benimon had 6 assists for them, while Jerrelle Benimon was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Northeastern got a 17-point performance from T.J. Williams, who was supported by 15 points from Scott Eatherton. David Walker had 7 assists in a losing cause for Northeastern, while Scott Eatherton grabbed 9 rebounds.

Towson hit the break trailing 34-31 before taking care of business in the second half.

Northeastern had a 27-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.