Towson (19-12, 12-6 Colonial Athletic Association) earned the No. 3 seed into the conference tournament and will square off with sixth-seeded Northeastern (15-15, 9-9) in the quarterfinals on March 8.
Jordan Roland scored 25 points, leading four Northeastern players into double figures in a game that saw 11 ties and 10 lead changes.
Towson outscored Northeastern 17-9 in the final six minutes and Gibson broke a 67-67 tie with his fifth and final 3-pointer with 2:24 remaining as Towson led the rest of the way. A Bolden 3-pointer pulled Northeastern to within 74-72 with 14.2 seconds on the clock but Towson's Nakye Sanders added a free throw with nine seconds to play. Northeastern's Jason Strong just missed a 3 at the buzzer.
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