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Towson nips Monmouth 79-75 in OT, wins CBE Classic

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) Four McGlynn scored a career-high 27 points and Alex Gavrilovic drilled a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left in overtime to lift Towson to a 79-75 win over Monmouth on Sunday to capture the CBE Hall of Fame Classic.

Andrew Nicholas' sixth 3-pointer with 28 seconds left had given Mounmouth (2-2) a 75-74 lead, setting up Gavrilovic's heroics. The Hawks turned the ball over after consecutive timeouts and McGlynn, whose three free throws with 12 seconds left forced the overtime, made two more to clinch the game.

John Davis added a career-high 22 points, including the first five of overtime, for the Tigers (4-1).

Towson and Monmouth both beat Central Connecticut State and Bethune-Cookman in the tournament

Monmouth built a 41-29 lead in the first half as Nicholas hit 5 of 8 3-pointers. He finished with 24 points, going 6 of 10 behind the arc. Deon Jones added 16, Justin Robinson 14 and Brice Kofane 10 with seven blocks