Men's college basketball
Towson's Benimon named ECAC All-Star
Towson junior forward Jerrelle Benimon has been selected to the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I men's basketball All-Star team, the conference announced. Benimon, the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year, recorded double doubles in 20 of the Tigers' 31 contests, which is tied for the second-most in Division I. He was the league's fourth-leading scorer with 17.1 points per game and reached double figures in 27 of 31 outings. His 346 rebounds set a Towson single-season record and were the sixth-most in a season in CAA history. Showing his all-around game, Benimon was also third in the conference in blocked shots (1.9 bpg) and fourth in field goal percentage (53.3 percent) and his 79 assists were the most of any Towson player. Georgetown junior forward Otto Porter and Boston College freshman guard Olivier Hanlan were named ECAC Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year, respectively. The teams were selected in a vote of Division I coaches.
Towson duo head to NCAA regional gymnastics meet
Towson freshmen Abby Griswold and Katie Sassa have qualified to compete as individuals at the NCAA regional gymnastics meet at Florida on April6. Griswold qualified as an individual all-arounder, and Sassa will compete in vault. The top individuals and teams at the six regional meets will advance to nationals at UCLA.