CAA Semifinals: Skinner sinks last-second free throws to advance Blue Hens to CAA Championship

Photo: Mark Campbell

The University of Delaware women’s basketball team will advance to the CAA Championship after they defeated the Towson University Tigers 56-55. If you are a fan of dramatic endings, this game had just that as Delaware was losing 55-54 with 11 seconds left in the game, but Sophomore guard Tyi Skinner hit two free throws with less than .4 seconds left to seal the 56-55 win. The Blue Hens will play Drexel on Sunday in the CAA Championship.

Senior guard/forward Jasmine Dickey was the leading scorer for the Blue Hens as she had 22 points. Dickey also had a double-double on the night as she collected 16 rebounds with her 22 points.

Redshirt senior forward Ty Battle also recorded a double-double in the win as she had 11 points and 13 rebounds.

Tyi Skinner also scored in double-digits as she had ten points.

Delaware had the advantage in multiple categories in the game, which included points in the paint (28-24), and rebounds (44-34).

Blue Hens also had the advantage in shooting as well, with the team shooting 37.3 % (22-59) and with Towson shooting 33.8 (22-65). The Hens bested the Cougars from the three-point line as well, with the team shooting 30.0%(3-10) and the Tigers shooting 26.1% (6-23).

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