AMHERST, Mass. (AP)Nicolas Timberlake’s 27 points helped Towson defeat Massachusetts 67-55 on Thursday night.
Timberlake also contributed five rebounds and three steals for the Tigers (2-0). Cameron Holden scored 13 points and added 13 rebounds. James Gibson recorded eight points and was 3 of 6 shooting (1 for 3 from distance).
Matt Cross led the way for the Minutemen (1-1) with 13 points. UMass also got 13 points from Isaac Kante. Wildens Leveque also recorded eight points and seven rebounds.
Towson was outscored by UMass in the second half by a two-point margin, but still wound up on top, while Timberlake led the way with a team-high 11 second-half points.
Towson’s next game is Sunday against Pennsylvania on the road. UMass plays Colorado on Thursday.
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