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State basketball roundup (March 14): Towson women beat Delaware, 59-49, advance to CAA semifinals

State basketball roundup (March 14): Towson women beat Delaware, 59-49, advance to CAA semifinals

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...

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