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'Best Monday of 2019': Towson women's basketball receives No. 15 seed in NCAA tournament, will face UConn on Friday

'Best Monday of 2019': Towson women's basketball receives No. 15 seed in NCAA tournament, will face UConn on Friday

Members of the Towson women’s basketball team hit a rare trifecta Monday.

First, they enjoyed the second of an eight-day spring break. Second, they were excused from practice.

Finally, and most importantly, the Tigers learned their postseason fate. The Colonial Athletic Association tournament champions (20-12, 11-7 CAA) earned the No. 15 seed in the Albany Regional of the NCAA tournament and will face No. 2 seed Connecticut (31-2) at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn., on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

“I’m going to say this is the best Monday of 2019,” redshirt sophomore guard Kionna Jeter said with a smile. “Not ever, but 2019.”

UConn, which...

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