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Jeter's 31 points leads Tigers past JMU

Towson women's hoops wins 5th straight
Towson Women's Basketball
Posted at 5:23 PM, Feb 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-10 17:23:25-05

TOWSON, Md. — Kionna Jeter scored 31 points on Wednesday to lead the Towson University women's basketball team to a 83-74 win over James Madison (10-7, 6-4).

Jeter went 10-for-23 from the field and knocked down six three-pointers on 13 attempts. She entered the game third in the nation scoring 26 points per game. She leads the Colonial Athletic Association in scoring.

Her 31 points moved her into fourth place on the Towson women's basketball all-time scoring list with 1,441 points. She passed Tara Rottet's 1,416 points.

Before the game Jeter was named a semifinalist for the 2021 Becky Hammon Mid-Major Player of the Year Award. The announcement was made Wednesday morning by by Her Hoop Stats. She is one of 10 student-athletes to be selected from eight different conferences.

The game was originally supposed to be played on January 5 but was postponed because of a postive COVID-19 test produced by Tigers Head Coach Diane Richardson.

Towson (10-3, 5-1) next visits Northeastern this weekend for games on Saturday and Sunday.

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