Northeastern 56, Towson 49
Jonathan Lee scored 13 points and Northeastern defeated Towson
57-48 Monday night for the Tigers’ 33rd straight loss.
Lee has scored in double figures in 21 of the past 24 games.
Towson stayed close and trailed only 41-39 with 8:21 remaining
in the second half before Northeastern went on an 11-2 run to lead
52-41 with 1:21 left. The Huskies (5-7, 1-1 Colonial Athletic
Association) went the final 3 minutes without a field goal but iced
the game by making 5 of 8 free-throw attempts in the final
Northeastern pulled away on the strength of 11-of-21 shooting in
the second half.
The Huskies scored 27 points off 18 Towson turnovers and
outscored the Tigers 10-0 on fast break points. Towson’s 49 points
is the fewest allowed by Northeastern all season.
Eric Gumbs and Marcus Damas each scored 14 points and Jervon
Presley had 11 for Towson (0-13, 0-2)