Towson 67, Oregon St. 66

Saturday, December 29, 2012 4:00 PM
Location - Gill Coliseum, Corvallis, Oregon
Officials - Michael Greenspan, Frank Harvey, Tom Nally
Attendance - 3847

Final Scoring Summary

FinalOT 1 2 X T
Towson 23 37 7 67
Oregon St. 36 24 6 66

Recap


Towson 67: Oregon State 66 (OT)
: Marcus Damas made a jumper with one second left in overtime to propel the Tigers, who came back from a 19-point second-half deficit to upset the host Beavers.

Towson closed the second half on a 35-16 run to force OT. After Ahmad Starks' 3-pointer gave Oregon State a 66-65 lead with 16 seconds left in OT, Damas won the game with his second basket in the last 25 seconds.

Damas finished with 16 points while Jerrelle Benimon led Towson (5-8) with 20 points and a career-high 21 rebounds, recording his sixth double-double in seven games.

Rafriel Guthrie scored six points to help spark the Tigers' comeback and Bilal Dixon's layup evened the score at 58-58 with 1:16 left in regulation. Oregon State retook the lead with two free throws by
Devon Collier before Benimon went 2-for-2 at the foul line to force OT.

Eric Moreland recorded 16 points and 18 rebounds for Oregon State (9-3), which had its a five-game winning streak snapped. Joe Burton scored 15 points, Roberto Nelson had 14 and Collier added 12 points and eight rebounds.


GAME NOTEBOOK: Towson avenged a 66-46 loss to Oregon State last season in the programs' first-ever matchup. ... The Tigers (seven) and Beavers (eight) combined to turn the ball over just 15 times. ... Moreland went 6-for-7 from the field and blocked six shots.

Towson Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Marcus Damas 36:00 5-15 1-6 5-9 2 1 3 1 3 0 1 0 16
Mike Burwell 25:00 2-5 2-3 0-0 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 6
Jerrelle Benimon 45:00 8-16 0-1 4-4 6 15 21 2 3 0 2 1 20
Jamel Flash 12:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0
Bilal Dixon 20:00 3-3 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 4 0 1 0 6
Jerome Hairston 36:00 4-11 1-3 0-0 0 5 5 3 4 0 1 0 9
Kris Walden 10:00 0-2 0-2 0-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rafriel Guthrie 29:00 2-11 0-3 4-5 4 2 6 0 1 0 1 0 8
Timajh Parker-Rivera 12:00 1-1 0-0 0-2 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 1 2
TOTAL 225 25-65 4-18 13-22 15 29 44 7 20 1 8 3 67
  38.5% 22.2% 59.1% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 8

Oregon St. Beavers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Joe Burton 38:00 6-12 0-0 3-3 0 4 4 1 4 3 2 0 15
Roberto Nelson 37:00 4-15 1-5 5-7 1 6 7 3 2 1 1 1 14
Ahmad Starks 37:00 2-12 1-2 0-0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 5
Jarmal Reid 18:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2
Eric Moreland 40:00 6-7 1-1 3-6 5 13 18 2 3 1 3 6 16
Devon Collier 30:00 3-13 0-0 6-8 4 4 8 1 2 0 0 0 12
Olaf Schaftenaar 8:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Challe Barton 12:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
Langston Morris-Walker 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Victor Robbins 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 225 23-66 3-8 17-24 10 29 39 13 17 5 7 7 66
  34.8% 37.5% 70.8% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 7