Connecticut opens its season Thursday against Towson, an FCS subdivision opponent that under other circumstances might be considered a warm-up before the Huskies face Maryland and No. 17 Michigan next month.
Chris Davis cleared the fences twice, giving him a major-league leading 26 homers, to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 13-3 Wednesday.
After homering off Justin Verlander for the third time this month, Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy was at a loss for words.
Chris Davis hit a line drive over a high wall in right-center against one of baseball’s best pitchers, giving him a major-league leading 24th homer.
Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 20th homer to ignite a three-run seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles got a strong pitching performance from rookie Kevin Gausman in a 4-2 comeback victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Chris Dickerson hit a three-run, game-ending homer with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a four-run uprising against Jose Valverde that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Detroit Tigers 7-5 Friday night.
A lot of grumbling at Towson University. Two athletic teams have been cut from the program. Because of budget cuts, baseball and soccer are out.
Jerrelle Benimon put Towson ahead 56-55 with a layup with 5:29 left en route to a 21-point, 17-rebound double-double as the Tigers held on to beat Old Dominion 68-66 Wednesday night.
Joel Smith scored 21 points and Northeastern took control with a late first-half run to defeat Towson 70-59 Saturday.
Jerrelle Benimon scored 19 points, and Towson held off UNC Wilmington 79-74 on Wednesday in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.
Alyssa Thomas had 23 points and 13 rebounds, and Katie Rutan added a season-high 16 points to lead No. 10 Maryland to an 88-43 win over Towson on Tuesday night.
Jerrelle Benimon turned in his second straight double-double and Towson took care of business against Kennesaw State with a 69-63 victory Sunday at the Eastern Kentucky Tournament.