Don't put away the basketballs just yet.
The Farmingdale State women's basketball team capped an unlikely run through the Skyline Conference championship and is now NCAA Tournament-bound.
After upsetting top-seeded Mount St. Mary on Thursday, the No. 4 seed Rams beat No. 2 Purchase College, 40-39, Saturday to win the program's second Skyline Tournament title.
Amityville native Siohban Purvis was named Tournament MVP with 13 points and 13 rebounds in the win.
Junior Nicky Young (10 points) won it for the Rams with 9.7 second left, hitting a pair of foul shots for a 40-39 edge.
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Farmingdale State (12-12) also earned an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The bracket will be announced Monday at 2:30 p.m. on ncaasports.com.
“It was a game of spurts and defense and after the team struggled from the free throw line, Nicky Young hit two clutch free throws to win the game," Rams Coach Chris Mooney said. "The team is very excited to be going to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in program history.”
The Farmingdale men also played for the Skyline title at Purchase, but fell 71-48.
Editor's note: Jason Molinet is an adjunct professor at Farmingdale State College.