TOWSON MEN’S BASKETBALL TRAVELS TO COMFORT SUITES INVITATIONAL
Tigers to Play Four Games in Four Days at Eastern Kentucky University
TOWSON, Md. – The Towson University men’s basketball team is set to travel to Richmond, Ky. to participate in the 2012 Comfort Suites Invitational, hosted by Eastern Kentucky University.
The Tigers (0-1) will play four games in four days starting with a matchup against Radford on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.
Towson will also play Eastern Kentucky (11/17), Kennesaw State (11/18) and Cincinnati Christian (11/19).
The Tigers, which dropped their regular season opener on November 9 at the College of Charleston, are coming off a 72-64 exhibition win over Goldey-Beacom College on Monday.
Junior Mike Burwell led the four Tigers in double figures with 16 points on seven of nine shooting.
Radford enters the tournament at 1-1 after a loss at Wake Forest and an overtime victory at home against Cincinnati Christian. Sophomore guard R.J. Price leads the Highlanders with an average of 16.0 points per game.
Eastern Kentucky sits at 1-0 after beating Cincinnati Christian, 89-56, in the first game of the Comfort Suites Invitational last Friday. Newcomer Glenn Cosey had a game-high 20 points in his EKU debut.
Kennesaw State is 1-1 on the year. The Owls lost by nine points at Tennessee in their season-opener and beat South Carolina State, 67-65, on the road. Sophomore guard Delbert Love leads the team in scoring at 16 points per game. Aaron Anderson, a 6-foot-7 forward, is averaging 14.0 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. Anderson, who posted 16 points and 12 rebounds against Tennessee, has made 12-of-17 attempts from the fi eld (70.6 percent).
Cincinnati Christian is a NAIA school that plays in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC). The Eagles are winless on the season (0-2) but took Radford into overtime before falling 76-71.
2012 Comfort Suites Invitational Schedule
Friday: Kennesaw State at EKU, 6 p.m. — Radford vs. Towson, 8 p.m.
Saturday: Towson at EKU, 6 p.m. — Kennesaw State vs. Radford, 8 p.m.
Sunday: Radford at EKU, 5 p.m. — Towson vs. Kennesaw State, 7 p.m.
Monday: Cincinnati Christian vs. Towson, 1 p.m.