William & Mary vs Liberty

William &, Mary 71, Liberty 59

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Brandon Britt scored 21 points and William & Mary overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to topple Liberty 71-59 Saturday in a nonconference affair.

Liberty (0-2) led 38-23 at the half, closing out the frame on an 8-0 run capped by a last-second jumper from Davon Marshall.

The Tribe (2-0) blitzed out of the break with a 12-1 scoring run bolstered by six points from Britt and a 3-pointer from Tim Rusthoven.

William & Mary took a 43-41 lead with 12:13 to play on a 3-pointer by Britt, marking its first lead since midway through the first half.

The Flames trailed 59-56 with 2:40 left, but Britt scored six consecutive points to put the Tribe up nine with 1:32 left.

Britt was 6 of 8 from the field and 8 of 13 on free throws.

Tavares Speaks led Liberty with 15 points on 6-of-13 shooting.

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William & Mary (2-0) «234871
Liberty (0-2)382159

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William & Mary Tribe
K. Gaillard, F322-44-64008
T. Rusthoven, F214-85-740415
M. Rum, G350-50-05210
M. Thornton, G293-85-543411
B. Britt, G276-88-1333121
T. Tarpey265-83-581314
F. Heldring181-10-02222
T. Schalk90-10-00000
J. Boatner30-10-01000
Totals 21-4425-3633111571
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Liberty Flames
S. Ogukwe, F141-10-03032
D. Marshall, G345-110-023212
J. Sanders, G313-90-14427
T. Speaks, G306-133-440315
J. Jourdan, G212-50-02034
J. Coronado211-20-06222
A. Smith161-51-28333
C. Roberts153-43-621511
C. Donley121-70-01023
K. Assinesi60-00-00010
L. Taylor00-10-00000
Totals 23-587-1334132659
 39.7%53.8% 
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NC-Asheville10-815-16242
Presbyterian6-1210-22315
Longwood5-1311-23316
Campbell4-1410-22323
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