PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Community College’s Lady Panthers are heading back to the NJCAA National Tournament after once again after winning the 2020 NJCAA Women's Basketball Region XIX Division III Tournament on Saturday

This is the second consecutive year that the Lady Panthers captured the regional title.

As the number one seed in the tournament, PCCC overcame a 19-point deficit with five minutes remaining in the third quarter to defeat Ocean County College, the number two seed, 79-72. 

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The Panthers improved to 23-1 for the season with the victory with Sabrina DeFreese earning the Tournament Most Outstanding Player honors and Teya Eaton being named Region XIX Coach of the Year.

The NJCAA National Tournament will be held at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois from March 12-14, 2020.

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