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Short on stars, Towson will try to grit its way through CAA tournament
Short on stars, Towson will try to grit its way through CAA tournament

Perhaps because it's so fresh in his mind, but more likely because it says so much about his young team's strengths and weaknesses, Towson men's basketball coach Pat Skerry told the story of his team's loss at William & Mary often this week. Over nearly 20 minutes in a late February game, Towson missed 27 straight shots. The Tigers later fell behind by 23 points, but they cut the deficit to five with 3:28 remaining to put the game into a statistical category that defines their season. Sixteen of the Tigers' 18 Colonial Athletic Association games have been within five points in the final five minutes. Towson has just four wins in those games. "It's...

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