WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Daniel Dixon scored a career high 32 points shooting 17 for 18 from the free throw line and Nathan Knight scored 20 before fouling out as William & Mary held off a furious Towson rally to beat the Tigers 83-79 on Friday.
Towson (19-12, 11-7) is the Colonial Athletic Association's No. 3 seed and will play a quarterfinal tournament game against Northeastern (15-15, 8-10) on March 4.
Jordan McNeil's 3-pointer brought Towson to within 81-79 with 13 seconds left, and the Tigers outscored William & Mary 37-21 in the final 14- 1/2 minutes. Dixon sealed the win with two free throws with nine seconds left. Greg Malinowski chipped in 10.