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...