Northeastern beats Towson 68-53

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BOSTON (AP)—Manny Adako had 24 points and 12 rebounds to help Northeastern to a 68-53 win over Towson on Saturday, .

Matt Janning added 16 points and seven rebounds as Northeastern (10-5, 5-0 Colonial Athletic Association) won its fourth straight game to stay undefeated in conference play.

Josh Thornton kept Towson in the game, scoring 16 of his 25 points in the second half and going 6-of-10 from beyond the arc.

Josh Thornton scored 25 points and Jarrel Smith added 17 as Towson (7-10, 2-3 CAA) dropped its second straight after consecutive one-point victories over James Madison and Delaware.

Northeastern led 35-17 at halftime and Towson trimmed the Huskies’ lead to 11 (64-53) with 1:38 to play, but was held scoreless the rest of the way.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Towson
Josh Thornton Josh Thornton
8-14,  25 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Northeastern
Manny Adako Manny Adako
12-15,  24 Pts
12 Rebs, 0 Assists

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