Today's games

February 04, 1996

Towson State (12-6) at Boston (11-9)

Site: Case Gymnasium, Boston

Time: 1 p.m.

Outlook: Towson State (8-2 NAC) has won three in a row and seven of its past eight. The Tigers downed Northeastern on Friday night, 73-67, behind 19 points from senior F Ralph Blalock (18.5 ppg, 3.9 rpg) and 11 from junior G Michael Keyes (8.5 ppg). When these teams met on Jan. 13, the Tigers shot a season-high 56 percent from the field and scored 57 points in the second half in a 93-71 win. Boston (8-4 NAC) leads the series, 2-1. Tunji Awojobi had 22 points and eight rebounds in the first game between these teams.

St. Peter's (12-6) at Loyola (7-10)

Site: Reitz Arena

Time: 4 p.m.

Outlook: Loyola's three-game winning streak ended Friday night Howard, 81-69. Sophomore G Mike Powell (18.7 ppg) tied a career high with 29 points. Loyola defeated St. Peter's, 64-63, on Jan. 23. Senior F Luis Arrosa and senior G Randy Holmes both average close to 15 ppg for St. Peter's, winner of two in a row, and Arrosa grabs around seven rebounds a game. St. Peter's is first in the MAAC in field-goal percentage, three-point percentage and scoring defense. Loyola is 4-2 in the MAAC, St. Peter's 2-4. St. Peter's leads the series, 26-14.

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