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Pierces leads W&M past James Madison 79-74 in CAA opener

WILLAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Justin Pierce had 20 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and two steals and William & Mary held off James Madison 79-74 in the Colonial Athletic Conference opener on Friday night.

The Tribe (5-8) made 5 of its last 7 shots while the Dukes (7-7) missed their last nine.

After Stuckey Mosley's jumper tied the game at 70, James Madison never made another field goal. The Tribe scored five straight to take a 75-70 lead into the final minute. Matt Lewis made four free throws for the Dukes but Nathan Knight made a pair of free throws with 26 seconds and after James Madison missed a potential tying 3-pointer at 14 seconds, L.J. Owens capped a 3-on-1 runout with a dunk to seal it with 10 seconds to go.

Chase Audige had 19 points for Williams & Mary with Knight adding 17 plus eight rebounds, six blocks and four assists.

Lewis paced the Dukes with a season-high 26 points, hitting five 3-pointers and all nine of his free throws. Mosley had 16 with a career-high six assists.

There were 14 ties and seven lead changes. James Madison had a 12-point lead with 7:22 to go in the first half but Williams & Mary rallied for a 37-36 lead at the break.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Dukes 7-7 363874
home team logo Tribe 5-8 374279
Team Stats
away team logo Dukes 7-7 70.4 PPG 36.4 RPG 12.2 APG
home team logo Tribe 5-8 74.9 PPG 36.5 RPG 17.1 APG
Key Players
3
S. Mosley 16.4 PPG 3.8 RPG 2.3 APG 39.9 FG%
13
N. Knight 21.0 PPG 8.6 RPG 3.5 APG 57.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB