Who's Playing

Towson @ Bryant

Current Records: Towson 8-4; Bryant 8-4

What to Know

The Bryant Bulldogs and the Towson Tigers will compete for holiday cheer at noon ET Thursday at Chace Athletic Center. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they'll have plenty of motivation to get the 'W.'

Bryant has to be aching after a bruising 82-62 loss to the Liberty Flames on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the game between the Tigers and the Northern Iowa Panthers on Saturday was not a total blowout, but with Towson falling 83-66, it was darn close to turning into one. Guard Nicolas Timberlake had a pretty forgettable game, picking up four fouls and turning the ball over five times en route to a 12-point finish.

Barring any buzzer beaters, Bryant is expected to win a tight contest. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (4-2), so they might be worth a quick bet.

The losses bumped both teams down to an identical 8-4. Bryant is 2-1 after losses this year, Towson 1-2.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 12 p.m. ET
  • Where: Chace Athletic Center -- Smithfield, Rhode Island
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Bulldogs are a slight 1-point favorite against the Tigers, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line on this game has moved a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Tigers as a 1.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last seven years.