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Towson women's basketball secures first NCAA tournament bid in program history

Towson women's basketball secures first NCAA tournament bid in program history

The Towson women’s basketball team is headed to the first NCAA tournament in program history.

The fourth-seeded Tigers completed their improbable run to the Colonial Athletic Association championship by upsetting second-seeded Drexel, 53-49, on Saturday.

It was Towson’s first appearance in the CAA final.

Nukiya Mayo scored 20 points, Kionna Jeter added 10 and each drained a clutch jump shot in the final minute as Towson rallied late to defeat Drexel.

Bailey Greenberg, the CAA Player of the Year, led the Drexel with 15 points, and a strong spin move down the lane for a bucket by Aubree Brown had the Dragons ahead 46-43 late. Four turnovers in the last 1:45 plagued...

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