Kionna Jeter scored a game-high 30 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Towson to a 59-49 victory over host Delaware in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball tournament Thursday.
The Tigers (18-12) used a 24-9 run in the third quarter to take control and will face Hofstra, a 57-50 winner over James Madison, in Friday’s semifinal at 1 p.m.
Towson went on an 8-0 run over the final 53 seconds. The Blue Hens fell to 16-15.
It was a two-possession game for 33 of 40 minutes and a two-point game with 1:11 left to play. Delaware was unable to convert offensively in the final minute as the Tigers made their free-throws to seal the win.
Samone DeFreese had 15 points and freshmen Jasmine Dickey (Catonsville) had nine points for the Blue Hens.
Bethune-Cookman 55, Coppin State 49: Brooke Fields (Institute of Notre Dame) scored 19 points, including going eight-for-eight from the free-throw line, but the Eagles (5-25) fell to the Wildcats (19-10) in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference quarterfinal at the Scope in Norfolk, Va.
Bethune-Cookman used a 18-4 run in the second quarter to pull ahead. The Wildcats outrebounded Coppin State, 52-42, and leads the series 32-30. Jalynda Salley had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Eagles.
Robert Morris 69, Mount St. Mary’s 65: The visiting Mount (15-16) put together a 26-18 rally in the fourth quarter that came up short against the Colonials (21-10) in a Northeast Conference semifinal. Juliette Lawless had 18 points and Michaela had 14 points for Mount St. Mary’s.
North Carolina A&T 82, Coppin State 79, OT: Ronald Jackson had 21 points and 14 rebounds as the Aggies (19-12) edged past the Eagles (8-25) in overtime in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday night at the Scope in Norfolk, Va.
Quavius Copeland had 14 points for NC A&T. Terry Harris added 14 points. Kameron Langley had 10 points and 12 assists for NC A&T.
Milik Gantz, the Aggies' second leading scorer heading into the contest at 9.0 points per game, shot only 8 percent in the game (1 of 12).
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Lamar Morgan had 17 points for the Eagles. Kent Auslander added 16 points and seven rebounds. Dejuan Clayton had 16 points and nine assists.