Colonial Athletic Association

'We can be great': Towson women’s basketball off to best start in CAA play in 11 years

'We can be great': Towson women’s basketball off to best start in CAA play in 11 years

In retrospect, the turning point for the Towson women’s basketball team unfolded during halftime of a game three days before Christmas.

On Dec. 22, the Tigers were staring at a 12-point deficit at Marshall with only two quarters left in their nonconference finale. Junior guard/forward Nukiya Mayo said the players knew the next 20 minutes could go a long way toward determining the team’s future path.

“We just had to decide that that team was not better than us and that we shouldn’t be down 12 at halftime and that we were not playing our hardest on defense and that we could definitely execute better on offense,” she said Wednesday. “Nobody was upset. We just knew what we...

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