Towson, MD (Sports Network) - Jerrelle Benimon registered a double-double with 13 points and 11 boards to lead the Towson Tigers to a 73-47 rout over the James Madison Dukes in Colonial Athletic Association action at Towson Center Arena.
Bilal Dixon and Jerome Hairston also scored 13 points a piece for Towson (10-9, 5-1 CAA), which has now won six of its last seven contests. Mike Burwell and Rafriel Guthrie added 10 points each.
Alioune Diouf led JMU (9-10, 3-3) with 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting.
James Madison shot just 24.1 percent in the opening period but managed to keep the game close by forcing eight Towson turnovers. The Tigers outrebounded JMU, 19-13, and led at the half, 31-28.
The second half belonged to Towson as it made 15-of-28 shots from the field while holding the Dukes without a 3-point basket on nine attempts.
Despite the loss, James Madison still leads the all-time series with Towson, 26-11.
01/19 14:23:40 ET
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