In a season-opening doubleheader at SECU Arena Tuesday, Towson men’s and women’s basketball teams earned a split decision.
The men’s team downed George Washington 72-58 in a game in which they hit seven 3-pointers and led by as much as 18 in the second half.
The women’s team, which unveiled its 2018-2019 Colonial Athletic Association tournament championship banner, lost 73-67 to Penn State after leading for much of the first half.
Baltimore Watchdog reporters covered the game live. In men’s basketball coverage:
- Nick Sterling had five takeaways from Towson men’s victory, and Robert Kenly captured five key moments for the Tigers.
- Ryan Leshko covered the team’s offensive improvement.
- Tim Klapac chronicled the surprise performance from Juwan Gray.
- Chris Cobb focused on the big night from Allen Betrand.
- Jalon Dixon wrote about the atmosphere at SECU Arena and Towson’s big night on the court.
In women’s basketball coverage: